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Skating on Stilts: Why We Aren't Stopping Tomorrow's Terrorism

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Skating on Stilts: Why We Aren't Stopping Tomorrow's Terrorism
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Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0817911545
ISBN-13: 9780817911546
Number of pages: 375

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Baker examines the technologies we love -- jet travel, computer networks, and biotech -- and finds that they are likely to empower new forms of terrorism unless we change our current course a few degrees and overcome resistance to change from business, foreign governments, and privacy advocates.

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