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3 Development of Risk-Informed Strategies
Pages 14-17

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... government decision and policy makers who were asked about how they utilize risk assessments related to nuclear war and nuclear terrorism, what methods they used to guide decisions, and the assumptions they made in developing nuclear security strategy for the United States. Decisions that rely on intelligence and leadership judgment can be made quickly, so are wellsuited to address real-time issues.
From page 15...
... For deterrence strategy to become integrated across its multiple domains, an interagency integrator with access to federal agency capabilities could be useful to make best use of the information and responsibilities across the government.2 Examples of groups formed by the President to address highpriority topics include interagency working groups, presidential task forces, and ad hoc groups (i.e., tiger teams) .3 The advantage of declared interagency efforts is that it signals the importance of an issue and its priority within an administration.
From page 16...
... Coast Guard Securing containerized supply chains and critical infrastructure Department of the Interior Water, mineral, fossil fuel resources Department of Justice Legal effects Federal Bureau of Investigation Illegal activities in the homeland; material trafficking; transnational terrorism and criminal networks Department of State International relations Department of Transportation Transportation, supply chains Federal Aviation Administration Air traffic Department of the Treasury Economic consequences, mitigation Environmental Protection Agency Environmental effects Federal Communications Commission Communication effects, response Federal Reserve Banking Intelligence agencies, including the Central Intelligence threat analysis and adversary capabilities Intelligence Agency, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the National Counterproliferation Center National Aeronautics and Space Administration Space effects National Science Foundation within the National Atmospheric effects Center for Atmospheric Research Nuclear Regulatory Commission Nuclear-environmental effects, response to threats to commercial reactors 16
From page 17...
... Identify possible scenarios leading to the use of nuclear weapons as threats and capabilities evolve; 2. Identify the necessary consequence estimates on which risk analysis is based; 3.

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