The term used by governments to justify investigations into UFOs. Often, however, the authorities use the pretext of national security to conceal information about UFOs from the public.
the condition of the nation, in terms of threats, especially threats from outside. One of the major jobs of the federal government is to ensure the security of the nation.
Used in Project LEGAL to describe a value held by the government. It is a concern about protecting our society from actions which could threaten our government. Sometimes it results in government actions which may conflict with individual values.
Condition of a nation's safety from threats, especially threats from external sources.
Measures adopted by the government of a nation in order to assure the safety of its citizens, guard against attack, and prevent disclosure of sensitive or classified information which might threaten or embarrass said nation.
The ability to preserve the nation's physical integrity and territory; to maintain the economic relations with the rest of the world on reasonable terms; to protect its nature, institutions, and governance from disruption from outside; and to control its borders.
National security refers to the requirement to maintain the survival of the nation-state through the use of economic, military and political power and the exercise of diplomacy.