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Understanding international counter terrorism : a professional's guide to the operational art.

Author: A Hunsicker
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Universal Publishers, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Hunsicker
ISBN: 158112905X 9781581129052
OCLC Number: 72762095

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Prologue Introduction Nature of the Threat and the Response Terrorism and Terrorists The Nature of Terrorism Terrorism by Numbers The Purpose of Terror The Profile and Characteristics of Terrorists The Counter Terrorism Reaction The Counter Terrorism Operations The Weapons of Mass Destruction The Military’s Involvement The Aviation Administration’s Functions Terrorism Finance and Hawala Counter Terrorism Capabilities Counter Terrorism Tactics Challenge of Investigation Techniques The Capabilities of the Local Law Enforcement Interagency Relations The Significance of Local Intelligence Cooperation of the Private Sector The Incident Preparedness Risk Assessment The Defense Plan Structure Information- Gathering The Target Analysis The Organization The Training The Terrorist Tactics Risk Analysis Avoiding Risks- Risk Reduction Hostage Defense Bomb Incident Preparedness Types of Bomb Incidents The Bomb Threat The Logic behind a Bomb Threats A Warning Letter The Real Warning or a False Alarm Bomb Threat Response Options of Evacuation The Evacuation Procedures Evacuation without Panic Some Planning Issues The Police Role in Handling a Bomb Threat Why Terrorists favor Bombs The Bomber’s Profile The Bomber’s Motivation Hostage Incident Preparedness A Rare Situation Who is taking Hostages Reaction and Panic Suicide by Cop Situation Why Hostages are Taken The Triangle of Power Olympic Games- Munich 1972 The Deadline A Kill on Deadline Evaluation First Responding Officer’ s Responsibilities The Mobilization Point The Location of the Mobilization Point Making Decisions The Evacuation Keeping Track on People Intelligence- Gathering The Inner Perimeter The Tactical Units Communications Reviewing First- Response Hostage Incidents 1960- 2004 Conclusion Definition of Terrorism What is Terrorism A Brief History A Political Statement Terrorist Groups Modernized Actions of the Terrorists Other Actions of the Terrorists Threat and Intimidation Propaganda and Disinformation The Assassinations The Success of the Terrorists The Threat of Weapons of Mass Destruction Introduction to WMDs Today’ s Threat The Tokyo Subway Incident Bio Chemical Agents WMD Incident Response Kidnapping Incident Kidnapping used as a Weapon The involved Risks The Difference between a Hostage-Taking and Kidnapping Kidnapping Situations Kidnapper Profiles The Political Kidnapping of the Post- Cold War The Role of the Private Industry The Role of the Law Enforcement Residence/ Workplace of the Victim- Police Response Kidnap/ Extortion Threat Response No Police Involvement A Pretended Kidnapping Preparedness and Tactics The Individual- Preparedness The Family- Preparedness The Corporation- Preparedness Who can become a Victim Bomb Incidents Conducting Searches Overview Searching in Buildings Searching the Exterior Searching the Interior The Search Teams The Training Program Search Team Alternatives The Concept of the Search Room Search Common Locations for Bomb Placements Precautions Searching Vehicles Car and Anti- personnel Bombs Vehicle borne IEDs Searching an Aircraft VIP Bomb Search Explosives Detection K-9 Suspicious looking Packages Identifying IEDs Explosives The Initiation Systems Hostage Incidents Involvement Communication with the Hostage- Taker Development of a Hostage Incident The Contact The Professional Reaction of the Law Enforcement The Role of the Criminal The Role of the Public The Containment Intelligence and Evacuation Negotiation conducted by the Police Post- Incident Crisis Intervention Teams Environment Control The Dynamics of Hostage Negotiation Weapons Negotiation NO The Art to Negotiate Actions and its Course The Ritual of Surrender and Suicide Interruption of Thought Never Take a Weapon from a Surrendering Perpetrator Some Special Qualifications The Post- Blast Environment The Bomb Incident The First Responders The Investigative Stage The Seat of the Explosion Gathering all Physical Evidence The Examination of Bomb Fragments The Recovery of Evidence The Physical Evidence The Post- Blast Investigation Process The Hostage Incident Aftermath The Dangers Victims Immediate Reactions The Long- term Reactions The Victim's Family The Police Handling the Incident The Stockholm- Syndrome The Transference Ending in the Use of Deadly Physical Force Ransom Payment The Payoff The Recovery Victimology Effects on Rescue Officers Interviewing the Victims Intrusive Recollections Constricting Life Activity PTSD Is Not Always the Same Who Gets PTSD Other Difficulties Interviewing The Right Timing Setting the Stage for the Interview Response Stages The Humanitarian Role of the Investigator Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder Role of the Commander Developing Guidelines Forming the Team Manpower and Equipment Keeping Up- to- Date Evaluation and Update Cooperation with Other Agencies Intelligence- Gathering Evaluating possible Alternatives Sharpshooter Involvement The Use of Chemical Agents Food Supply Alcoholic Beverages Containment and Negotiation Public Impact Post- Incident Debriefing A Formal Debriefing Evaluating Development and Outcome The Command Post The Center Staffing the Command Post Bomb Incident Command Post Log and Situation Map Equipment and Supplies Communications Concealment vs. Cover Handling the Media Epilogue Appendix Terrorism by Dates Terrorist Incidents between 1961 and 2003 Terrorist Incidents in 2004 Terrorist Organizations and Support Groups References and Sources for additional Information Glossary Footnotes Report Form Samples Telephone Bomb Threat Report Form Bomb Scene Investigation Forms Hostage Incident Report Forms


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Understanding Operational Counter- Terrorism

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During the past and more so in recent years, the topics Terrorism, Anti- Terrorism, Counter- Terrorism gave reason and origin for various books and printed material in many languages. With such a large selection of available material, one would expect to find an inside view of such a complex matter....
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