A Citizen’s Guide to Terrorism and Counterterrorism (Citizen by Christopher C. Harmon

By Christopher C. Harmon

This Citizen’s consultant addresses the general public coverage problems with terrorism and counterterrorism within the usa after Bin Laden’s loss of life. Written for the pondering citizen and scholar alike, this succinct and up to date booklet takes a "grand method" process towards terrorism and makes use of examples and matters drawn from present-day perpetrators and actors.

Christopher Harmon, a veteran educational of army conception who has additionally urged U.S. and international army officials, organizes his ebook into 4 sections. He first introduces the matter of America’s persevered vulnerability to terrorist assault through reviewing the lengthy line of modern assaults and makes an attempt opposed to the united states, focusing in particular on ny urban. half II examines the numerous ways that the U.S. is already combating terrorism, highlighting the labors of numerous specialists, executive places of work, intelligence and armed forces team of workers, and overseas allies. The ebook outlines many of the points of the U.S. process, together with intelligence, international relations, public international relations, financial counterterrorism, and legislations and law-making. subsequent, Harmon sketches the customers for additional motion, steerage away from uncomplicated partisanship and as a substitute directory techniques with execs and cons and likewise together with genuine tales of ways person electorate have made a distinction within the nationwide attempt opposed to terrorism.

This concise ebook will give a contribution to our realizing of the issues surrounding terrorism and counterterrorism—and the techniques the U.S. may perhaps take to fulfill them—in the early 21st century

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