Skating on Stilts: Why We Aren't Stopping Tomorrow's Terrorism
by Stewart Baker
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2010
Number of pages: 375
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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by Adam Garfinkle - Hoover Institution Press
The book undermines the very notion that terrorism is a legitimate method of political struggle and for changing the conditions that lead people to embrace it. The authors examine the diplomatic, educational, and religious aspects of the problem.
by Stephen Sloan - Air University Press
Written primarily for senior- and middle-level officials and officers who will be responsible for conducting war against terrorism. The author examines several definitional problems and analyzes approaches to counter and preempt terrorism.
by John Yoo - Hoover Institution Press
This volume examines three enemy combatant cases that represent the U.S. efforts to devise legal rules, consistent with constitutional principles, for waging the global war on terror. The contributors analyze the crucial questions these cases raise.
by James Bissett, at al. - The Fraser Institute
The authors identify serious weaknesses in the immigration, asylum, and border regimes from Canadian and American perspectives. The entry of a number of potentially dangerous individuals should warrant major attention and policy review.