The Long Shadow of 9/11 (Enhanced Ebook) [NOOK Book]

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This enhanced ebook provides an array of answers to the question, In the ten years since the 9/11 attacks, how has America responded? In a series of essays and videos, RAND authors lend a farsighted perspective to the national dialogue on 9/11's legacy; assess the military, political, fiscal, social, cultural, psychological, and moral implications of U.S. policymaking since 9/11; and suggest options for effectively dealing with the terrorist threat in the future. Included in this edition are ...

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Overview

This enhanced ebook provides an array of answers to the question, In the ten years since the 9/11 attacks, how has America responded? In a series of essays and videos, RAND authors lend a farsighted perspective to the national dialogue on 9/11's legacy; assess the military, political, fiscal, social, cultural, psychological, and moral implications of U.S. policymaking since 9/11; and suggest options for effectively dealing with the terrorist threat in the future. Included in this edition are interviews with a selection of RAND's leading experts, Brian Michael Jenkins, K. Jack Riley, James Dobbins, Eric V. Larson, Jeanne S. Ringel, and Lloyd Dixon.The attacks on 9/11 set in motion a great array of changes in America. These essays capture this upheaval, but better still they do something RAND is so well positioned to do: They provide expert assessments of where our responses are strong, where they have fallen short, and how we need to change yet more.
Honorable Richard J. Danzig, Former U.S. Secretary of the Navy and chairman of the Center for a New American Security
This book helpfully outlines the central reality-that America is engaged in what has already been, and promises to continue being, a long war. It emphasizes that despite the killing of Osama Bin Laden and the advent of the 'Arab Spring,' America will continue to need an effective counterterrorist strategy. The papers also provide a good outline of the progress America has made in a number of vital areas, particularly intelligence and military capabilities, in the past decade.
Ambassador L. Paul Bremer III, Chairman of the National Commission on Terrorism and head of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq in 2003 and 2004

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780833059352
  • Publisher: RAND Corporation
  • Publication date: 7/26/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Enhanced
  • File size: 248 MB
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