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Identify a key target relevant to US National Security that could be the subject of an attack. Conduct a threat assessment on that target.
Threat Assessment Briefing Paper (APA format, 4-5 pages, not counting the sources page, double spaced, 12-point font, Times New Roman, 1 inch margins) The briefing paper is an essay about an important contemporary topic written for an informed audience. Should address the question below, making a strong argument on behalf of your thesis and developing your own conclusion based on evidence from sources. In doing so, you must use a minimum of three (5) sources. Question: Your threat assessment should identify the target and the potential threats it faces. In identifying the target, discuss its relevance to National Security and its key vulnerabilities. What would be the impact if the target was the subject of an attack? In identifying threats, discuss the threat’s strengths, weaknesses, probability of occurring and potential severity was it to occur. Prioritize the threats, identifying which one should command the most attention and which the least. Lay out potential ways to protect the target and note the cost the increased security entails. Given your analysis, what steps should policy makers and national leaders take to better secure the target?]]>