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National security

Author: Kim Masters Evans
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale, ©2009.
Series: Information Plus reference series.; Gale virtual reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2009 edView all editions and formats
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Covers formation of the Department of Homeland Security, increased security measures at airports, the enactment of the Patriot Act of 2001, and the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq. Provides the history of national security in the United States; descriptions of the various conventional and nonproliferation treaties and regimes; and information on countries of concern to the United States.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Original:
viii, 158 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Masters Evans
ISBN: 9781414457642 1414457642
OCLC Number: 319034391
Notes: "ISSN 1543-5407."
"Formerly published by Information Plus, Wylie, Texas."
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: A historical overview --
The organization of national security --
International terrorism --
The war on terror: Afghanistan and Iraq --
The War on Terror: homeland security --
Countries of concern --
Proliferation of weapons --
American Civil Liberties and the War on Terror --
Human rights and the War on Terror --
U.S. relations with the Islamic world.
Series Title: Information Plus reference series.; Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: Kim Masters Evans.

Abstract:

Covers formation of the Department of Homeland Security, increased security measures at airports, the enactment of the Patriot Act of 2001, and the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq. Provides the history of national security in the United States; descriptions of the various conventional and nonproliferation treaties and regimes; and information on countries of concern to the United States.

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