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Is America Safe?

Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Emergency Preparedness

by Don Philpott Author · Robert T. Jordan Author


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As potential targets, such as military facilities, symbols of democracy, government buildings, and infrastructure are "hardened" against possible terrorist attack, terrorists will shift to softer targets: churches, schools, malls, mass entertainment centers, high-rise apartments, transportation centers, and energy facilities. Their goal will be to disrupt or destroy our economy, impose fear and uncertainty, break our national will, and deflect our attention and support from the Middle East. We could waitfor it to happen, or we can prepare now. This new book empowers Americans by providing them with the knowledge and skills needed to understand terrorist strategies, which, in turn, allow each of us to contribute to disrupting the terrorists' intended goals through observing and reporting suspicious activity, reducing target vulnerabilities, and minimizing casualties through education and preparation. The authors define terrorism and its origins and describe present-day...

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Don Philpott (Author)

Robert T. Jordan is an award-winning writer, photographer, artist, and broadcaster. He is the founding president of the Beirut Veterans of America and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Marine Corps League, the Vietnam Veterans of ...

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