America confronts terrorism : understanding the danger and how to think about it : a documentary record / edited with an introduction by John Prados

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Subjects: Terrorism--United States--Prevention--History--Sources
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001--Sources
United States--Foreign relations--1993-2001--Sources
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2002
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: 436 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction 3
The Horror on September 11 7
Bin Laden Statement, October 7, 2001 12
I. Appreciations of the Threat of Terrorism
The Worldwide Threat 2001: National Security in a Changing World / George Tenet 21
Global Trends 2015 23
Strategic Intent for the United States Intelligence Community / Director of Central Intelligence 25
Terrorism: Frequently Asked Questions 28
Global Threats and Challenges Through 2015 / Thomas R. Wilson 30
Current and Projected National Security Threats to the United States / Thomas Fingar 34
II. Countering the Changing Threat
Countering the Changing Threat of International Terrorism 40
National Commission on Terrorism Report: Background and Issues for Congress / Raphael F. Perl 57
Terrorism: U.S. Response to Bombings in Kenya and Tanzania: A New Foreign Policy Direction? / Raphael F. Perl 305
Incident Report from Political Violence Against Americans 312
Ensuring Public Safety and National Security Under the Rule of Law / Louis J. Freeh 315
Terrorism in the United States, 1998 326
Review of USS Cole Attack Reports and Suggestions for Additional Recommended Actions / William S. Cohen 341
Executive Summary 343
Lost Patrol: The Attack on the Cole / Harold W. Gehman, Jr. 351
Terrorist Attack on the USS Cole: Background and Issues for Congress / Raphael F. Perl, Ronald O'Rourke 359
III. United States Responses
Executive Order on Terrorist Financing / George W. Bush 379
Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions with the Taliban, Executive Order 13129, and Text of Letter to Congressional Leaders / William J. Clinton 386
Terrorist Assets Report, 1998 / Department of the Treasury 392
Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002 398
Memorandum of Law: Assassination 405
Doctrine for Joint Special Operations 411
For Further Reading 434
Additional Authors: Prados, John
Notes: LCCN: 2002141102
ISBN: 156663444X
Includes bibliographical references (p. 434-436)
Contents: Appreciations of the threat of terrorism -- Countering the changing threat -- Patterns of global terrorism -- Osama Bin Ladin -- Terrorist groups and methods -- The record of the 1990s -- United States responses
OCLC Number: 49397914
ISBN/ISSN: 156663444X