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is the Office of Homeland Security?
The President's Executive Order establishes the Office of Homeland Security and the Homeland Security Council to develop and coordinate a comprehensive national strategy to strengthen protections against terrorist threats or attacks in the United States. The new team will coordinate federal, state, and local counter-terrorism efforts.
Who is leading the Office of Homeland Security?
Governor Ridge is a decorated combat veteran and national leader who has the strength, experience, personal commitment and authority to tackle this challenging mission. Governor Ridge has answered the call to develop a new strategy to help our nation move forward after the tragedies of September 11.
Governor Ridge will report directly to President Bush. Gov. Ridge has been given the authority he needs to effectively coordinate counter-terrorism activities throughout all levels of government.
What is the focus of the Office of Homeland Security?
What is the Homeland Security Council?
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