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Ask the Expert: A Stronger Coast Guard for a More Secure America
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Ask the Expert: A Stronger Coast Guard for a More Secure America

Lawrence J. Korb explains how the Coast Guard confronts national security threats, why it needs to be modernized, and what the federal government can do.

How is the Coast Guard involved in confronting threats to our national security? What challenges does the Coast Guard face in meeting these threats? And how can Congress and the administration do to help the service overcome these challenges?

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Authors

Lawrence J. Korb

Senior Fellow

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