America Confronts Terrorism: Understanding the Danger and How to Think about It

America Confronts Terrorism: Understanding the Danger and How to Think about It

by John Prados
     
 

Informative and provocative documents and writings about the terrorist threat. Mr. Prados lays out the essential characteristics of terrorist groups throughout the world; shows how their expertise has evolved along with our perception of their activities; and presents the thinking of experts in the field on strategy, tactics, technology, and the development of

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Informative and provocative documents and writings about the terrorist threat. Mr. Prados lays out the essential characteristics of terrorist groups throughout the world; shows how their expertise has evolved along with our perception of their activities; and presents the thinking of experts in the field on strategy, tactics, technology, and the development of effective American policies of counter-terrorism.

Editorial Reviews

The Journal Of Intelligence History
John Prados has carried out a valuable service with this collection.
— Scott-Smith, Giles
Choice
Superb.
CHOICE
Superb.
The Journal of Intelligence History
John Prados has carried out a valuable service with this collection.
— Giles Scott-Smith
H W. Brands
Astutely compiled and insightfully introduced, Prados's collection sheds more light on this pressing issue than any month's worth of punditry.
The Journal Of Intelligence History - Giles Scott-Smith
John Prados has carried out a valuable service with this collection.
Journal of Intelligence History
John Prados has carried out a valuable service with this collection.
Booknews
Prados, an international security historian, has compiled US government documents from executive departments and Congress relating to terrorist acts against the US. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566634441
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
04/01/2002
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.58(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.44(d)

Meet the Author

John Prados is a leading historian of national security affairs, intelligence operations, and international security concerns. His other books include Presidents' Secret Wars, The Hidden History of the Vietnam War, Combined Fleet Decoded, Valley of Decision, and Keepers of the Keys. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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