Publication Date: March 2008
Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Mackenzie M. Eaglen; James Dolbow; Martin Edwin Andersen; James Jay Carafano
Research Area: Law and ethics
Keywords: National security; International Trade; Maritime Security; Coast Guard
Coverage: United States
To meet 21st century threats to freedom and world commerce, greater emphasis needs to be placed on bolstering the Navy's core warfighting mission while expanding the role of the Coast Guard to include its leading participation in the creation of a global constabulary that is equipped to carry out a growing range of both traditional and non-traditional missions and requirements.