This book contains fourteen essays on terrorism, how to be prepared for it and how to meet its challenges. The essays and their authors are: The Architecture of Government in the Face of Terrorism, by AB Carter; Intergovernmental Challenges of Combating Terrorism, by AM Howitt and RL Pangi; Dealing with Terrorism after September 11, 2001 - An Overview, by PB Heymann; Lessons of the "War" on Drugs for the "War" on Terrorism, by JP Caulkins, MAR Kleiman, and P Reuter; Biological Terrorism - Understanding the Threat and America's Response, by GD Koblentz; Nuclear Terrorism - Risks, Consequences, and Response, by J Walsh; Covert Biological Weapons Attacks against Agricultural Targets - Assessing the Impact against U.S. Agriculture, by J Pate and G Cameron; Cyber Attacks - Protecting America's Security against Digital Threats, by MA Vatis; U.S. Preparations for Biological Terrorism - Legal Limitations and the Need for Planning, by J Kayyem; Ambulances to Nowhere - America's Critical Shortfall in Medical Preparedness for Catastrophic Terrorism, by JA Barbera, AG Macintyre, and CA DeAtley; Emergency Communications - The Quest for Interoperability in the United States and Europe, by V Mayer-Schonberger; Israel's Preparedness for High Consequence Terrorism, by A Merari; Consequence Management in the 1995 Sarin Attacks on the Japanese Subway System, by RL Pangi; and Civil Liberties, Terrorism, and Liberal Democracy - Lessons Learned from the United Kingdom, by LK Donohue.

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    Harvard University

    Kennedy School of Government, 79 JF Kennedy Street
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02138
  • Publication Date: 2003


  • English

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  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: 493 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00988109
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0262582392
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 28 2005 12:00AM