ISBN-10:
0521173078
ISBN-13:
2900521173079
Pub. Date:
03/14/2011
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Terrorism and National Security Reform: How Commissions Can Drive Change During Crises

Terrorism and National Security Reform: How Commissions Can Drive Change During Crises

by Jordan Tama
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ISBN-13: 2900521173079
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/14/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Jordan Tama is Assistant Professor at American University's School of International Service and Research Fellow at AU's Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies. His scholarship and commentary have been published in Foreign Policy, TheAtlantic.com, The Hill, Asian Survey, the International Affairs Review and other journals. He has served as a member of the Intelligence and Counterterrorism Expert Advisory Groups for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, as a speechwriter for former U.S. representative Lee Hamilton and as a contributor to the Princeton Project on National Security. He is a Fellow of the Truman National Security Project and holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: commissioning reform; Part I. Patterns of Commission Influence: 2. A theory of commission influence; 3. The impact of national security commissions; Part II. Commissions and Counterterrorism Policy: 4. Responding to the first wave of anti-American terrorism; 5. Grappling with the rise of Al Qaeda; 6. Reforming homeland security and intelligence after 9/11; Part III. Conclusion: 7. Findings, implications, and the effort to end the Iraq War.

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