America Confronts Terrorism: Understanding the Danger and How to Think About It

3 avg rating
( 1 ratings by GoodReads )
9781566634441: America Confronts Terrorism: Understanding the Danger and How to Think About It

Here is an urgent book about the overwhelming challenge that faces the United States today in its twilight struggle with terrorist groups throughout the world. John Prados, one of our foremost authorities in national and international security affairs, has collected the most informative and provocative documents and writings about the terrorist threat. Drawing on materials from congressional investigations, the reports of the State and Defense departments, executive orders dealing with intelligence activities, other government documents, and articles by accomplished analysts, Mr. Prados lays out the essential characteristics of terrorist groups throughout the world. He shows how their expertise has evolved along with our perception of their activities. In articles from a wide range of sources, he presents the thinking of experts in the field on strategy, tactics, technology, and the development of effective American policies of counter-terrorism. In his Introduction, Mr. Prados offers an historical perspective as well as a compelling forecast of what the nation is likely to face in the years immediately ahead. In a new kind of war where old approaches are not likely to be effective, America Confronts Terrorism offers an intelligent perspective on our situation. It will be an indispensable resource for general readers.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

John Prados is a leading historian of national security affairs, intelligence operations, and international security concerns. His other books include Presidents' Secret Wars, The Hidden History of the Vietnam War, Combined Fleet Decoded, Valley of Decision, and Keepers of the Keys. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

John Prados
ISBN 10: 156663444X ISBN 13: 9781566634441
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97815666344411.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 14.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

ISBN 10: 156663444X ISBN 13: 9781566634441
New Quantity Available: 8
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97815666344410000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 23.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Prados, John
Published by National Book Network
ISBN 10: 156663444X ISBN 13: 9781566634441
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description National Book Network. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 156663444X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 21.83
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Published by Ivan R Dee, Inc, United States (2002)
ISBN 10: 156663444X ISBN 13: 9781566634441
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ivan R Dee, Inc, United States, 2002. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New.. 235 x 172 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Informative and provocative documents and writings about the terrorist threat. Mr. Prados lays out the essential characteristics of terrorist groups throughout the world; shows how their expertise has evolved along with our perception of their activities; and presents the thinking of experts in the field on strategy, tactics, technology, and the development of effective American policies of counter-terrorism. Bookseller Inventory # AAR9781566634441

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 25.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Published by Ivan R Dee, Inc, United States (2002)
ISBN 10: 156663444X ISBN 13: 9781566634441
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ivan R Dee, Inc, United States, 2002. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New.. 235 x 172 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Informative and provocative documents and writings about the terrorist threat. Mr. Prados lays out the essential characteristics of terrorist groups throughout the world; shows how their expertise has evolved along with our perception of their activities; and presents the thinking of experts in the field on strategy, tactics, technology, and the development of effective American policies of counter-terrorism. Bookseller Inventory # AAR9781566634441

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 26.47
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

John Prados, John Prados
Published by Ivan R Dee, Inc
ISBN 10: 156663444X ISBN 13: 9781566634441
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ivan R Dee, Inc. Hardback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, America Confronts Terrorism: Understanding the Danger and How to Think about it, John Prados, John Prados, Informative and provocative documents and writings about the terrorist threat. Mr. Prados lays out the essential characteristics of terrorist groups throughout the world; shows how their expertise has evolved along with our perception of their activities; and presents the thinking of experts in the field on strategy, tactics, technology, and the development of effective American policies of counter-terrorism. Bookseller Inventory # B9781566634441

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 21.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.41
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Published by Ivan R. Dee (2002)
ISBN 10: 156663444X ISBN 13: 9781566634441
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ivan R. Dee, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 156663444X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 30.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

John Prados (Editor), John Prados (Introduction)
Published by Ivan R. Dee (2002)
ISBN 10: 156663444X ISBN 13: 9781566634441
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ivan R. Dee, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX156663444X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 29.11
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

John Prados
Published by Ivan R Dee, Inc (2002)
ISBN 10: 156663444X ISBN 13: 9781566634441
New Quantity Available: 8
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ivan R Dee, Inc, 2002. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # CW-9781566634441

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 22.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.23
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

PRADOS, JOHN
Published by RL (2017)
ISBN 10: 156663444X ISBN 13: 9781566634441
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description RL, 2017. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9781566634441 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Print on Demand title, produced to the highest standard, and there would be a delay in dispatch of around 10 working days. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE01048858

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 25.63
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.98
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book