A Devil's Triangle: Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Rogue States

A Devil's Triangle: Terrorism, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Rogue States

By: Peter Brookes (author)Hardback

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The threats of the Cold War were supplanted by a new national security environment characterized by unpredictable, motivated, capable adversaries posing multiple threats. Peter Brookes, one of the most respected national security experts in the United States, reminds Americans that the world continues to be a very dangerous place, filled with people and groups eager to topple the United States. This devil's triangle-the intersection of terrorism, chemical/biological/radioactive/nuclear weapons, and state sponsors-raises the timely question, What should America do about these new security challenges?

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About Author

Peter Brookes is a senior fellow for National Security Affairs and Director of the Asian Studies Center at the Heritage Foundation. He also has a weekly column on foreign policy and defense issues for the New York Post. He has served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Affairs in the Office of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and was a Republican staffer on the House Committee on International Relations. Brookes also served as an Intelligence Officer with the CIA's Directorate of Operations and worked on international economic issues for the State Department at the United Nations. His military background included active duty in Iraq/Kuwait (Desert Storm); Haiti (Restore Democracy); and Bosnia (Joint Endeavor). He flew reconnaissance missions in East Asia and the Persian Gulf while stationed in Japan covering military matters related to the Soviet Union, North Korea, China, Vietnam, Iran, and Iraq. While serving in Panama, he worked Latin American and Caribbean counter-narcotics and issues related to insurgencies/counter-insurgencies in Nicaragua and El Salvador. Brookes is also a Commander in the Naval Reserves and is assigned to the Defense Intelligence Agency where he serves as an Associated Professor in the Masters-level Postgraduate Intelligence Program at the Joint Military Intelligence College. He has also performed reserve assignments as a staff officer, defense attache, intelligence analyst and collector, and interpreter/translator with the Joint Chiefs of Staff, unified and specified commands, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Office of Naval Intelligence, the National Security Agency, the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Office of the Vice President and in support of the National Security Council. His military decorations include: the Joint Service Commendation Medal; the Navy Commendation Medal; the Navy Achievement Medal; several naval and joint unit awards; the Defense Language Institute's Kellogg Award; the Joint Chiefs of Staff service b

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 1. The Terrorist Scourge Chapter 3 2. Birthing Modern Terror Chapter 4 3. Tradecraft: Targets, Tactics, and Tools Chapter 5 4. Collecting Cash and Recruits Chapter 6 5. Al-Qaeda: Terror Central Chapter 7 6. Terror Hot Spots Chapter 8 7. Global Terror, Inc. Chapter 9 8. Tackling Terrorism Chapter 10 9. Spreading Super Weapons Chapter 11 10. Mushroom Clouds and Missiles Chapter 12 11. Gas and Bugs Chapter 13 12. Specter of Superterrorism Chapter 14 13. Preventing Proliferation Chapter 15 14. Iran: Mullahs of Mayhem Chapter 16 15. North Korea: Nukes "R" Us Chapter 17 16. Syria: Behaving Badly Chapter 18 17. Rolling Back Rogues Chapter 19 Conclusion

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/09/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780742549524
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780742549524
  • weight: 481
  • ISBN10: 0742549526

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