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Crush the cell : how to defeat terrorism without terrorizing ourselves

Michael A. Sheehan

1st ed.. 2008

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (HV 6432 .S497 2008 )()

  • Title:
    Crush the cell : how to defeat terrorism without terrorizing ourselves
  • Author: Michael A. Sheehan
  • Description: Terrorism unplugged -- The terrorist threat: reality vs. hype -- Al Qaeda: killers and bunglers -- Know your enemies -- Al Qaeda's ideology: why they kill -- Iran and Kezbollah: bloody but restrained terrorists -- Lone wolves, cults, and radical movements -- Inside counterterrorism: from green beret to NYPD Blue -- The U.S. Army Special Forces: shooters and advisors -- Door kickers, diplomats and swamp drainers -- Foreign intelligence operations: spying around -- Domestic intelligence: the spy game at home -- CBRN: real danger or overhyped threat? -- The Department of Homeland Security: searching for a mission -- Defending the big apple -- Crush the cell -- Sheehan's career timeline -- Terrorisms top ten -- Key terrorist events -- Glossary of acronyms.
    Terrorism unplugged -- The terrorist threat: reality vs. hype. Al Qaeda: killers and bunglers -- Know your enemies -- Al Qaeda's ideology: why they kill -- Iran and Kezbollah: bloody but restrained terrorists -- Lone wolves, cults, and radical movements -- Inside counterterrorism: from green beret to NYPD Blue. The U.S. Army Special Forces: shooters and advisors -- Door kickers, diplomats and swamp drainers -- Foreign intelligence operations: spying abroad -- Domestic intelligence: the spy game at home -- CBRN: real danger or overhyped threat? -- The Department of Homeland Security: searching for a mission -- Defending the big apple -- Crush the cell -- Sheehan's career timeline -- Terrorisms top ten -- Key terrorist events -- Glossary of acronyms.
    Offers a realistic study of what the United States needs to do to protect itself against terrorism, revealing why many of the current tactics are largely a waste and calling for a new approach that emphasizes the identification and destruction of terrorist cells.
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  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers
  • Format: ix, 309 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780307382177;ISBN 0307382176
  • Subjects: Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention; Terrorism -- Government policy -- United States; Terrorism -- Psychological aspects; Terrorists -- Psychology
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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