9780071774000

Homeland Security: A Complete Guide 2/E

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    9780071774000

  • ISBN10:

    0071774009

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/4/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

The definitive guide to the U.S. Homeland Security Department' ;updated with critical new tactics and strategies Homeland Security: A Complete Guidehas been fully updated to address important changes in an entity whose influence is rapidly expanding into new areas. From complex policy issues to common terrorist tactics, this authoritative guide covers everything you need to know about homeland security, such as: National strategies and principles Federal, state and local roles Terrorist history and tactics Cyber-terrorism Business preparedness Critical infrastructure protection Weapons of mass destruction Key policy issues Each chapter includes an overview, learning objectives, source document, discussion topic, summary, and quiz. Mark A. Sauteris COO of the Chesapeake Innovation Center, America's first business accelerator for homeland security technology. He served as a U.S. Army infantry and Special Forces officer. James Jay Carafanois the Deputy Director of The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies and Director of the Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation. He writes a weekly column on national security affairs for the Washington Examiner newspapers.

Table of Contents

Part 1: HOW WE GOT HERE FROM THERE: THE EMERGENCE OFCONTEMPORARY HOMELAND SECURITY
Chapter 1: Homeland Security: The American Tradition
Chapter 2: The Road to 9/11: Contemporary Terrorism and the Meaning of the September 11 Attacks
Chapter 3: The Birth of Contemporary Homeland Security:The National Response to 9/11 and Its Aftermath

Part 2: HOMELAND SECURITY: PRINCIPLES, PARTICIPANTS,STRATEGIES, AND TOOLS
Chapter 4: Homeland Security Roles, Responsibilities, and Jurisdictions: International, Federal, State, and Local Government and Private Sector Responsibilities
Chapter 5: Thinking Homeland Security: Theory, Strategy,Decision-Making, Planning, and Analysis Tools
Chapter 6: Intelligence for Homeland Security: Process, Methods,Structure, and Resources
Chapter 7: Domestic Counterterrorism: Investigating, Preventing, and Responding to Terrorist Plots
Chapter 8: Homeland Defense and Support to Civil Authorities: Military Support for Homeland Security
Chapter 9: Incident Management and Emergency Management:Responding to Human-made and Natural Disasters

Part 3: UNDERSTANDING THREATS: FROM TERRORISM TO NATURAL DISASTERS
Chapter 10: The Mind of the Terrorist: Why They Hate
Chapter 11: The Transnational Dimensions of Terrorism:From State Sponsors to Islamist Extremists
Chapter 12: Domestic Terrorist Groups and Radicalization:The Threat Next Door
Chapter 13: Terrorist Operations and Tactics: How Attacks Are Planned and Executed
Chapter 14: Weapons of Mass Destruction: UnderstandingReal Threats and Getting Beyond Hype
Chapter 15: Understanding Disasters and Mass Emergencies:From Earthquakes to Pandemics and Beyond

Part 4: HOMELAND SECURITY IN ACTION: PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES
Chapter 16: Critical Infrastructure Protection and Key Assets: Protecting America’s Most Important Targets
Chapter 17: Business Preparedness, Continuity, and Recovery: Private Sector Response
Chapter 18: Public Awareness and Personal, Family, and Community Preparedness: Challenges and Solutions
Chapter 19: The Nation Responds: Volunteer, Faith-based, Business,and Nongovernmental Assets
Chapter 20: Domain Security: Border, Maritime, and Aviation Security
Chapter 21: Cybersecurity: Protecting Cyberspace and Digital Technology

Appendix A: SIGNIFICANT FOILED U.S. TERROR PLOTS FROM 9/11 TO 2011
Appendix B: PROFILES OF SIGNIFICANT ISLAMIST EXTREMISTS AND INTERNATIONAL TERRORIST GROUPS AND STATE SPONSORS

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