Hide & Seek: Intelligence, Law Enforcement, and the Stalled War on Terrorist Finance

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Potomac Books, Inc., 2006 - Political Science - 264 pages
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One failure of 9/11 that has not received the attention it deserves is the inadequacy of the U.S. and international network of financial transparency reporting requirements to detect terrorist finance. In Hide and Seek, John A. Cassara, an expert in the fields of terrorist financing and money laundering, provides personal insight into the workings of the intelligence and law enforcement communities. He contends that the mistakes made by many different agencies before 9/11 were not isolated. Rather, he says these blunders were a result of bureaucratic cultures, misguided policies, and entrenched ways of doing business. Moreover, vulnerabilities still exist. Cassara's unique background allows personal insight into the real workings of the intelligence and law enforcement communities that failed us on September 11, 2001. His memoir provides a true-life perspective on issues, procedures, government cultures, and decisions that are so vitally important today.
 

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Contents

Preface
Introduction
1A Sense of the Street
2Undercover Agent
3The First Step
4We Are All Susceptible
5All Roads Lead to Dubai
6Promise and Potential
7Cracks in the System
8Pillars in the Sand
9The Back Door
10Steps Forward
Notes
Index
About the Author
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