Summary: S.8 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (01/25/2011)

Tough and Smart National Security Act - Expresses the sense of the Senate that Congress should:

  • ensure that members of the Armed Forces, particularly those serving in Afghanistan and Iraq, and veterans get needed support;
  • work with the President to attack al Qaeda and other terrorist groups with a comprehensive strategy;
  • confront the nuclear threat from Iran and North Korea;
  • enhance U.S. tools for pursuing key national security interests; and
  • reform cybersecurity policy to prevent cyber attacks, protect privacy and civil liberties, and avert and respond to catastrophic cyber incidents.