The next questions are around issues that might threaten that peace—not only externally, but also from within a community.
Third, to justify a killing, the target would also have to be "externally focused."
The Times was forced to shift into full-blown damage-control mode, both internally and externally.
external ex·ter·nal (ĭk-stûr'nəl)
Relating to, connected with, or existing on the outside; exterior.