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What is national security?

the ability of a state to protect its interests, secrets, and citizens from internal and external threats


What is war?

war is an organized and deliberate political act by an established political authority that causes 1,000 or more deaths in a 12-month period and involves at least two actors capable of harming each other


What is unconventional warfare?

willingness to flout restrictions on legitimate targets of violence

refusal to accept the traditional outcomes of battles


What is terrorism?

nonstate actors

using violence against noncombatants

to achieve a political objective