U. S. Strategy to Counter Domestic Political Terrorism
Analysis by U.S. Army Colonel of U.S. policy, strategy, and organization for combatting domestic terrorist activity. He offers pragmatic suggestions for improving the domestic antiterrorism program. Chapters include: the threat of domestic terrorism: nature and dimensions; combatting the threat: unpreccedented policy decisions; the antiterrorism program of the U.S. government; antiterrorist policy, organization, and strategy: a critical appraisal; the threatened role of intelligence in combatting terrorism; the Hanafi Muslim incident: a case study of successful hostage negotiations; and coping with the future: recommendations for improvement.
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Page 32 - UN Declaration of Human Rights, which affirms that every human being has a right to life, liberty, and security of person. Yet the violence of international terrorism violates that principle.
Page 119 - US, Congress, Senate, Committee on Governmental Affairs, Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978, Establishing a New Independent Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Report No.
Page 23 - Nothing comparable to the takeover of the West German embassy in Stockholm, or the seizure of the headquarters of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna
Page 73 - to the Subcommittee on Criminal Laws and Procedures of the Senate Judiciary Committee on
Page 57 - coordination of preparedness and planning to reduce the consequences of major terrorist incidents,
Page 40 - are violations of both state and federal law, concurrent criminal jurisdiction is the rule. Accordingly, the federal government can either act or defer to state jurisdiction and action depending on the nature of the incident and the capabilities of local authorities
Page 111 - the organization of a special world police force which would operate in any country of the world and