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.
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.