When Terrorism Strikes Home Defending the United States

ISBN-10: 0205405819

ISBN-13: 9780205405817

Edition: 2006

Authors: James A. Fagin

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List price: $81.80
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/26/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Waking of America to Terrorism
Introduction: Defending the Homeland
Overview of When Terrorism Strikes Home
Real Threats and Irrational Fears
Awakening to Terrorism in America
Responding to Terrorism in America
Criminals and Terrorism: Is there a Difference? Does it Matter?
Conclusion: How Did We Get To This Point?
Box: Consider This: Where to Go if You Want More Information
Terrorism: An Overview
Introduction: Why Terrorism?
Historical Roots of the Definition of Terrorism
Early Worldwide Examples of Terrorism
Class Warfare
Early Terrorism in America
The Red Scare and the Cold War
Conclusion: Terrorism by Any Other Name
Box: Consider This: Is There Prejudice Against Muslims?
Box: Up Close and Personal: Lynne Stewart Convicted
Box: Case Study: The Ku Klux Klan
Defending the Homeland by Rule of Law
Introduction: Responding to Terrorism through Law
Defending the Homeland with Law
Early Legislation to Promote National Security
The Beginning of the Age of Terrorism - 1980: Defending the Homeland by Presidential Directives and Legislation
Post September 11, 2001 Legislation
Never Again: Defense of the Patriot Act and the Call for Expanded Powers
Prosecuting Terrorist to the Fullest Extend of the Law?
Conclusion: The Balance between Liberty and National Security
Box: Consider This: What are Military Tribunals?
Box: Up Close and Personal: The Integrity of the Rule of Law
Box: Case Study: Why Gitmo?
Terrorists on Main Street, USA
Introduction: Nearer Than You Think
The Terrorists: Posed to Strike Main Street
The Role of the United States in Creating Terrorists: OBL and Al Qeada
The Terrorists on Main Street
Preferred Weapon of the Terrorists on Main Street: The Bomb
The Targets
Box: Up Close and Personal
Box: Consider This
Box: Case Study
Defending Main Street
Introduction: A Nation in Danger
Defending Main Street: Intelligence and Prevention
Prevention: Who Protects Main Street?
Prevention: What is Being Done?
Conclusion: Will it be Enough?
Box: Up Close and Personal: Citizen Reporting
Box: Consider This: Would A National ID Card Help Fight Terrorism?
Box: Case Study: Surveillance of Main Street
Defending Aviation from Terrorism
Introduction: Aviation -- The Sleeping Threat
The Emergence of Aviation Security
The Aviation Security Revolution
The New Aviation Security Model: Government Control
Airport Security
Passenger Identification and Security Screening
Airport Proximity Security: Aircraft Security During Take Off and Landings
In-flight Security
Conclusion: "The Fear of God"
Box: Up Close and Personal: Air Travel in the 21<sup>st</sup> Century -- New Rules
Box: Consider This: Consider This: Security Screening Vigilantes
Box: Case Study: Checkpoint Security Failures
Defending Main Street against Weapons of Mass Destruction
Introduction: Trump Card - WMD
Nuclear Threat from Terrorist
Biological and Chemical
Chemical Weapons of Mass Destruction
Problems in Defending the Homeland against Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Threats
Conclusion: Thinking Outside the Box
Box: Up Close and Personal: Got Security?
Box: Consider This: Is It Justified to Suspend Civil Rights?
Box: Case Study: One Man's Terrorist is Another Man's Artist
The Day After: Rebuilding Main Street, USA
Introduction: The Day After
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
3 P's: Planning, Partnerships and Preparation (PPP)
Emergency Operation Plans
Emergency Response to Terrorism
FEMA and Federal Multi-Agency Coordination
Federal Emergency Response Assistance
Emergency Response to a Terrorist Attack Involving WMD
FEMA and State and Local Multi-Agency Coordination
Other Planning Considerations
Conclusion: Alphabet Soup - Confusion or Cure?
Box: Up Close and Personal: The Optimism Bias
Box: Consider This: Who's Liable for Injuries the Day After?
Box: Case Study: FEMA's Strategic Plan
Defending Liberty: Today and Tomorrow
Introduction: A Threat with no end in Sight
Continuous Vigilance
Cyber Terrorism
Immigration Control and Border Security
Conclusion: Can the United States be Terror Proofed?
Box: Up Close and Personal: May I See Your ID?
Box: Consider This: Getting Under Your Skin
Box: Case Study: Security or Discrimination?
The Cost of Freedom
Introduction: Counting the Costs
How Terrorists Get Their Money
The Cost of the War on Terrorism
The Other Costs of the War on Terrorism: Extremism in the Defense of Liberty
The Growing Conflict with Foreigners
International Relations
Conclusion: Terror-Focused Government
Box: Up Close and Personal: Should Those Wrongly Accused be Compensated?
Box: Consider This: Consider This: 88009
Box: Case Study: Freedom of Speech
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