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Beyond 9/11: Homeland Security for the Twenty-First Century

Publisher: MIT Press
BISAC/Subject: POL012000, POL011000, POL028000
ISBN: 9780262361330, Related ISBNs: 026204482X, 0262361337, 9780262044820, 9780262361330
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 400,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Drawing on two decades of government efforts to "secure the homeland," experts offer crucial strategic lessons and detailed recommendations for homeland security.

For Americans, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, crystallized the notion of homeland security. But what does it mean to "secure the homeland" in the twenty-first century? What lessons can be drawn from the first two decades of U.S. government efforts to do so? In Beyond 9/11, leading academic experts and former senior government officials address the most salient challenges of homeland security today.
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