internal defense and development

What is internal defense and development?

internal defense and development meaning in Military terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
The full range of measures taken by a nation to promote its growth and to protect itself from subversion, lawlessness, insurgency, terrorism, and other threats to its security. Also called IDAD. See also foreign internal defense.
Source: JP 3-22

 

reference: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

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