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Is America safe? : terrorism, homeland security, and emergency preparedness

Author: Robert T Jordan; Don Philpott
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Looks at terrorism threats in the twenty-first century, reviews the history of terrorism, and offers advice to Americans on how to prepare to respond to an attack.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Jordan, Robert T.
Is America safe?
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009029716
(OCoLC)428895718
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert T Jordan; Don Philpott
ISBN: 9781605906515 1605906514
OCLC Number: 665841235
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 316 pages) : illustrations, photographs, map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: part I: Terrorism today. Twenty-first-century threats to the homeland --
Counterterrorism tactics --
Are we winning the war? --
Terrorist groups : major terrorist organizations --
part II: A history of terrorism. America's birth : a heritage of conflict and terror --
Domestic terrorism --
International terrorism --
The spread of global terrorism --
part III: Be prepared. Emergency preparedness : Why prepare? --
Appendix: Pandemic flu : How safe are we?
Responsibility: Robert T. Jordan and Don Philpott.

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