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Title Countering terrorism : dimensions of preparedness / Arnold M. Howitt and Robyn L. Pangi, editors
Published Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT Press, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 477 pages)
Series BCSIA studies in international security
BCSIA studies in international security.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Pt. I Strategies and Institutions -- Ch. 1 Architecture of Government in the Face of Terrorism / Ashton B. Carter -- Ch. 2 Intergovernmental Challenges of Combating Terrorism / Arnold M. Howitt / Robyn L. Pangi -- Ch. 3 Dealing with Terrorism after September 11, 2001: An Overview / Philip B. Heymann -- Ch. 4 Lessons of the "War" on Drugs for the "War" on Terrorism / Jonathan P. Caulkins / Mark A. R. Kleiman / Peter Reuter -- Pt. II Emerging Threats -- Ch. 5 Biological Terrorism: Understanding the Threat and America's Response / Gregory D. Koblentz -- Ch. 6 Nuclear Terrorism: Risks, Consequences, and Response / Jim Walsh -- Ch. 7 Covert Biological Weapons Attacks against Agricultural Targets: Assessing the Impact against U.S. Agriculture / Jason Pate / Gavin Cameron -- Ch. 8 Cyber Attacks: Protecting America's Security against Digital Threats / Michael A. Vatis -- Pt. III Capacity Building -- Ch. 9 U.S. Preparations for Biological Terrorism: Legal Limitations and the Need for Planning / Juliette Kayyem -- Ch. 10 Ambulances to Nowhere: America's Critical Shortfall in Medical Preparedness for Catastrophic Terrorism / Joseph A. Barbera / Anthony G. Macintyre / Craig A. DeAtley -- Ch. 11 Emergency Communications: The Quest for Interoperability in the United States and Europe / Viktor Mayer-Schonberger -- Pt. IV Lessons Learned from International Cases -- Ch. 12 Israel's Preparedness for High Consequence Terrorism / Ariel Merari -- Ch. 13 Consequence Management in the 1995 Sarin Attacks on the Japanese Subway System / Robyn L. Pangi -- Ch. 14 Civil Liberties, Terrorism, and Liberal Democracy: Lessons from the United Kingdom / Laura K. Donohue
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Internal security -- United States.
Terrorism -- Government policy -- United States.
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention.
Form Electronic book
Author Howitt, Arnold M., 1947-
Pangi, Robyn L.
ISBN 0262275783 (electronic bk.)
0585481849 (electronic bk.)
9780262275781 (electronic bk.)
9780585481845 (electronic bk.)