Individual Protective Measures to safeguard yourself and your family. As a former Antiterrorism instructor for the US Military and someone who has lived and worked in war zones and high risk areas, author Robert Deatherage Jr. brings together proven theories and real world experience that you can count on. Learn the tactics commonly used by terrorists, how to detect and thwart terrorist surveillance of your home or workplace, what to do in the event you are the victim of a hijacking, how to survive in captivity if you're taken hostage, how to fortify your home against common criminals, ways to lower your risk of being targeted when traveling in foreign countries, how to recognize a mail bomb, what to do in the event of a bomb threat and much more.
In addition to practical advice for protecting yourself and your family, you'll get a thorough introduction to the history, ideologies, tactics and objectives of terrorism. Understanding why terrorism happens will help you understand how you and those around you can decrease your chances of becoming a victim. Odds are you may never be the target of a terrorist, but if you are, this book could save your life.