By Martha Crenshaw,Gary LaFree

ISBN-10: 081572764X

ISBN-13: 9780815727644

Can We build a Grand technique to Counter Terrorism?

Fifteen years after September eleven, the USA nonetheless faces terror threats—both family and international. After years of wars, ever extra in depth and pervasive surveillance, stronger security features at significant transportation facilities and lots of makes an attempt to give an explanation for who we're struggling with and why and the way to struggle them, the threats proceed to multiply. So, too, do our makes an attempt to appreciate simply what terrorism is and the way to counter it.

Two leaders within the box of terrorism experiences, Martha Crenshaw and Gary LaFree, offer a serious examine how we've got handled the phobia risk through the years. They clarify why it's so tricky to create coverage to counter terrorism. The foes are a number of and sometimes amorphous, the research of the sphere dogged by way of war of words on uncomplicated definitional and methodological concerns, and the construction of coverage hobbled by means of an exacting commonplace: the counterterrorist needs to be successful for all time, the terrorist just once. As Countering Terrorism indicates, there are not any basic strategies to this threat.

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