Homeland Security A Complete Guide to Understanding, Preventing, and Surviving Terrorism

ISBN-10: 007144064X

ISBN-13: 9780071440646

Edition: 2005

Authors: Mark Sauter, James Jay Carafano

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A complete, authoritative introduction to terrorism & terrorism prevention, this volume is aimed to fulfill the needs of courses run by the American Institute for Homeland Defense.
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List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 4/20/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 556
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.354
Language: English

James Jay Carafano, a retired army lieutenant colonel, has taught at West Point, the Naval War College, National Defense University, and Georgetown. He lives near Washington, DC.

Introduction : every American has a role in homeland security
Homeland security : the American tradition
The rise of modern terrorism : the road to 9/11
The birth of modern homeland security : the national response to the 9/11 attacks
The mind of the terrorist : why they hate us
Al-Qaida and other Islamic extremist groups : understanding fanaticism in the name of religion
The transnational dimensions of terrorism : the unique dangers of the twenty-first century
Domestic terrorist groups : the forgotten threat
Terrorist operations and tactics : how attacks are planned and executed
Weapons of mass destruction : understanding the great terrorist threats and getting beyond the hype
The digital battlefield : cyberterrorism and cybersecurity
Homeland security roles, responsibilities, and jurisdictions : federal, state, and local government responsibilities
America's national strategies : the plans driving the war on global terrorism and what they mean
Domestic antiterrorism and counterterrorism : the new role for states and localities and supporting law enforcement agencies
Critical infrastructure protection and key assets : protecting America's most important targets
Incident management and emergency management : preparing for when prevention fails
Business preparedness, continuity, and recovery : private-sector responses to terrorism
Public awareness and personal and family preparedness : simple solutions, serious challenges
The future of homeland security : adapting and responding to the evolving terrorist threat while balancing safety and civil liberties
Profile of significant Islamic extremist and international terrorist groups and state sponsors
Volunteer services
The media and issues for homeland security
Medical and public health services emergency and disaster planning and response : public health and medical organizations have unique and demanding responsibilities for preparing and responding to terrorist attacks
Preparing and responding to threats against the agriculture sector
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