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 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.
by John E. Mueller (ed.) - The Ohio State University
This book includes a discussion, each organized in a similar manner, of the cases that have come to light of Islamist extremist terrorism since 9/11, whether based in the United States or abroad, in which the United States itself has been targeted.
by Ines von Behr, et al. - RAND Corporation
This paper presents the results from research into the role of the internet in the radicalisation of 15 terrorists and extremists in the UK. Our research supports the suggestion that the internet may enhance opportunities to become radicalised.