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Illuminating the dark arts of war : terrorism, sabotage, and subversion in homeland security and the new conflict
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Éditeur Continuum International Pub.
Année cop. 2012
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Illuminating the dark arts of war : terrorism, sabotage, and subversion in homeland security and the new conflict
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Description
1 vol. (272 p.) : graph. ; 23 cm
Notes
Bibliogr. p.[ 251]-266. Index
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Classification Dewey
327.117
Contenu
Cover; Halftitle; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction ; 1 Some aspects of political violence in America; Notes ; 2 Terrorism; Entrepreneurs and group psychology; Group dynamics and the limits of counterterrorism strategies; The strategic competition; The homegrown threat; Conclusion; Notes ; 3 Technology; Information technology; Chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons technology; Willingness to use CBRN weapons; Ability to use CBRN weapons; Conclusion; Notes ; 4 Sabotage; The American experience of sabotage; Lessons from the American experience of sabotage.Information technology and sabotageConclusion; Notes ; 5 Subversion; The American experience of subversion; Some lessons from experience; Conclusion; Notes ; 6 The clandestine threat, networks, and strategy; Differences among organizations; Advantages and disadvantages of different organizations; Decentralized organizations and the clandestine threat; Strategy; Conclusion; Notes ; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Résumé
Since 9/11, the dominant view is that we have entered an era of new conflict in which technology has empowered non-state actors who now pose unprecedented and unmanageable threats to U.S. national security. This unique work studies a range of threats, from homegrown and foreign terrorism to the possibility of cyber- or Chinese sabotage and fears of religious subversion to challenge every aspects of this new conflict argument and expose its underlying exaggerations and misunderstandings. Examining such issues as political violence, the role of religion in terrorism, the impact of technology, and.
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978-1-441-12955-0
978-1-441-17069-9
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