What skills are needed to manage the risk of terrorism? From responders to policy makers – what does the real world need?
Homeland Security & Terrorism: Threat, Incident & Aftermath is written from a perspective in which terrorism prevention plans can be best understood. It reviews Chemical, Biological, Nuclear, and active shooter threats from a practical perspective. Students will learn about each threat and gain an understanding of how to mitigate it.
Homeland Security & Terrorism:
- teaches students how critical thinking and problem solving is the keystone to counter-terrorism.
- offers a historical and theoretical foundation that assists students in understanding the underlying motivations for terrorism.
- highlights counter-terrorism strategies.
- gives students the ability to identify, organize and mitigate risk after an incident has occurred.
- features table-top exercises used to emulate what practitioners do in the real world to prepare for a terrorist event.
Chapter 1 – Introduction to Terrorism
Chapter 2 – Definition of Terrorism
Chapter 3 – Early History of Terrorism
Chapter 4 – Role of Law Enforcement and Intelligence in Combating Terrorism
Chapter 5 – The Roles of the Media
Chapter 6 – Tabletop Exercises
Chapter 7 – Tabletop Exercises – Biological and Chemical
Chapter 8 – Tabletop Exercises – Explosive
Chapter 9 – Tabletop Exercises – Nuclear and Radiologica