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    International Agreements & Infrastructure

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    Global and regional conflicts can greatly affect several critical infrastructure sectors in the U.S. Discuss the importance of international agreements in protecting U.S. infrastructure given current conflicts in the Middle East and Africa. Remember to cite your sources and list your references.

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    International agreements help to protect the US infrastructure. For instance, the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) helps the "Department of Homeland Security the Department of State, the Sector-Specific Agencies (SSAs) and other security partners to address the international implications and requirements " (Department of Homeland Security, n.d.) related to protecting key infrastructure and critical resources. This infrastructure includes energy, information technology, and communications (Department of Homeland Security, n.d.). This is important as a way to preserve the "safety, security, prosperity, and way of life" (Department of Homeland Security, n.d.) that Americans depend upon both at home and abroad. For instance, the Group of Eight (G8) has issued a Statement on Counterterrorism to help determine and address threats to the transportation infrastructure and share information ...

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    This solution discusses the importance of international agreements in protecting US infrastructure. Includes APA formatted references.

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