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New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures

1st Edition

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Ronald J. Kendall, Steven M. Presley, Seshadri S. Ramkumar
February 17, 2016

A science-based text, New Developments in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures presents research that addresses the growing threat of chemical and biological terrorism as well as the need for improvements in the implementation of countermeasures. This new textbook building upon Advances...

Chemical Warfare Agents: Biomedical and Psychological Effects, Medical Countermeasures, and Emergency Response

3rd Edition

Brian J. Lukey, James A. Romano Jr., Harry Salem
May 01, 2019

The first edition of this book, Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicity at Low Levels, was published just prior to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The second edition titled, Chemical Warfare Agents: Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics, included new epidemiological and clinical studies...

Psychology of Terrorists: Profiling and CounterAction

1st Edition

Raymond H. Hamden
November 29, 2018

The Psychology of Terrorists examines the personality profile of the individual and categorizes the psychology of terrorists into four distinct profiles which are outlined and analyzed in detail. There are many books that cover social psychology and political violence and aggression, but few...

Policing Major Events: Perspectives from Around the World

1st Edition

James F. Albrecht, Martha Christine Dow, Darryl Plecas, Dilip K. Das
September 18, 2018

Whenever a major event requires police intervention, questions are raised about the nature of the police response. Could the police have prevented the conflict, been better prepared, reacted more quickly? Could they have acted more forcefully or brought the altercation under control more...

Intelligence Analysis Fundamentals

1st Edition

Godfrey Garner, Patrick McGlynn
August 09, 2018

There are a limited number of intelligence analysis books available on the market.  Intelligence Analysis Fundamentals is an introductory, accessible text for college level undergraduate and graduate level courses. While the principles outlined in the book largely follow military intelligence...

Extremist Propaganda in Social Media: A Threat to Homeland Security

1st Edition

Michael Erbschloe
June 29, 2018

Extremist Propaganda in Social Media: A Threat to Homeland Security presents both an analysis of the impact of propaganda in social media and the rise of extremism in mass society from technological and social perspectives. The book identifies the current phenomenon, what shall be dubbed for...

Countering New(est) Terrorism: Hostage-Taking, Kidnapping, and Active Violence — Assessing, Negotiating, and Assaulting

1st Edition

Bruce Oliver Newsome, James W. Stewart, Aarefah Mosavi
January 22, 2018

How should we analyze and assess new terrorist behaviors? What are the particular risks and challenges from new terrorism? Should we negotiate with terrorists, and, if so, how? When should we use force against terrorists? Countering New(est) Terrorism: Hostage-Taking, Kidnapping, and Active...

U.S. Counterterrorism: From Nixon to Trump – Key Challenges, Issues, and Responses

1st Edition

Michael B. Kraft, Edward Marks
December 12, 2017

"Writing with years of experience in government, Ambassador Edward Marks and Michael Kraft have produced a splendid history of America’s long campaign against terrorism. The book analyzes the recent changes in technology and tactics that have profoundly altered today’s terrorist challenge…to...

Introduction to Intelligence Studies

2nd Edition

Carl J. Jensen, III, David H. McElreath, Melissa Graves
November 20, 2017

Introduction to Intelligence Studies provides a comprehensive overview of intelligence and security issues confronting the United States today. Since the attacks of 9/11, the United States Intelligence Community has undergone an extensive overhaul. This textbook provides a comprehensive overview...

Counter-Terrorism for Emergency Responders

3rd Edition

Robert A. Burke
November 01, 2017

Using the authors many years of experience in emergency services and his skills as a hazardous materials consultant, prepares the first responder to handle everything from re-establishing control and on-scene triage to investigating the crime. Including information on pre-incident and avoidance...

Private Security: An Introduction to Principles and Practice

1st Edition

Charles P. Nemeth
October 31, 2017

There are few textbooks available that outline the foundation of security principles while reflecting the modern practices of private security as an industry. Private Security: An Introduction to Principles and Practice takes a new approach to the subject of private sector security that will be...

Chemical and Biological Weapons and Terrorism

1st Edition

Anthony Tu
October 18, 2017

Written by the world’s leading expert on the Tokyo sarin attacks, Chemical and Biological Weapons and Terrorism is a comprehensive examination of the use, detection, and prevention of chemical and biological attacks. Divided in two parts, one devoted to chemical and the other biological weapons,...

Collaborative Cyber Threat Intelligence: Detecting and Responding to Advanced Cyber Attacks at the National Level

1st Edition

Florian Skopik
October 11, 2017

Threat intelligence is a surprisingly complex topic that goes far beyond the obvious technical challenges of collecting, modelling and sharing technical indicators. Most books in this area focus mainly on technical measures to harden a system based on threat intel data and limit their scope to...

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