Prevention of Terrorist Activity in West Coast Ports

The West Coast of the United States is vulnerable to a wide variety of threats that can render local and national economies as non-operational. The main document which provides a framework for defining critical infrastructure is the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP). The NIPP defines critical infrastructure as: any asset vital to United States’ security, economy, and safety. Today’s terrorists have the ability to not only inflict physical damage but non-tangible damage to ports.

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