Failures of Imagination: The Deadliest Threats to Our Homeland--and How to Thwart Them

Failures of Imagination: The Deadliest Threats to Our Homeland--and How to Thwart Them

by Michael McCaul

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101905418
Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/12/2016
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 566,650
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Congressman MICHAEL MCCAUL represents the state of Texas as a Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives. Born in 1962 and raised in Dallas, he served in the U.S. Department of Justice for over a decade and was the Chief of Counterterrorism and National Security in the U.S. Attorney's office in Texas. He was elected to Congress in 2005, and then appointed the chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security in 2013. He currently lives with wife Linda and five children in Austin, Texas.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Unfinished Business: A Decapitation Strike at the U.S. Capitol 9

2 The Venezuelan Connection: Hezbollah Goes Radioactive on Our Southern Border 39

3 The Manchurian Campaign: China Plots to Buy the White House (Again) 69

4 Black Friday: Massacre at the Mall of America 99

5 Going Dark: Cyberstrike on the World's Financial Capital 129

6 The Threat We Can't See: Bioterror in the Magic Kingdom 163

7 Final Approach: Terror in the Skies of Los Angeles on Oscar Night 189

8 North Atlantic Storm: Russia Launches a New Cold War 215

Afterword 249

Acknowledgments 255

Notes 257

Index 287

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