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A devil's triangle : terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, and rogue states

Author: Peter Brookes
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The threats of the Cold War were supplanted by a new national security environment characterized by unpredictable, motivated, capable adversaries posing multiple threats. Peter Brookes, one of the most respected national security experts in the United States, reminds Americans that the world continues to be a very dangerous place, filled with people and groups eager to topple the United States. This devil's  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Brookes
ISBN: 0742549526 9780742549524
OCLC Number: 60348890
Description: ix, 257 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The terrorist scourge --
Birthing modern terror --
Tradecraft: targets, tactics, and tools --
Collecting cash and recruits --
Al-Qaeda: terror central --
Terror hot spots --
Global terror, inc --
Tackling terrorism --
Spreading super weapons --
Mushroom clouds and missiles --
Gas and bugs --
Specter of superterrorism --
Preventing proliferation --
Iran: Mullahs of Mayhem --
North Korea: Nukes "R" Us --
Syria: Baathists behaving badly --
Rolling back rogues.
Responsibility: Peter Brookes.

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