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Title Breaching the fortress wall : understanding terrorist efforts to overcome defensive technologies / Brian A. Jackson [and others].

Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : RAND Homeland Security, 2007.


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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 153 pages) : illustrations, maps.
data file rda
Series Rand Corporation monograph series
Rand Corporation monograph series.
Note "Prepared for the Department of Homeland Security."
"MG-481-DHS"--Page 4 of cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-153).
Note Print version record.
Contents Ch. 1: Introduction -- ch. 2: Palestinian terrorist groups -- ch. 3: Jemaah Islamiyah and affiliated groups -- ch. 4: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam -- ch. 5: Provisional Irish Republican Army -- ch. 6: Conclusions: understanding terrorists' countertechnology efforts -- Appendix -- Bibliography.
Summary The level of threat posed by a terrorist group is determined in large part by its ability to build its organizational capabilities and bring those capabilities to bear in violent action. As part of homeland security efforts, technology systems play a key role within a larger, integrated strategy to target groups? efforts and protect the public from the threat of terrorist violence. Terrorist organizations are acutely aware of government efforts to deploy these systems and actively seek ways to evade or counteract them. This study draws on relevant data from the history of a variety of terroris.
Subject War on Terrorism (2001-2009) (OCoLC)fst01754980
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Technology.
Security systems.
Terrorism -- Prevention.
Terrorism -- Prevention -- Case studies.
Terrorism -- Case studies.
National security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Terrorism.
National security. (OCoLC)fst01033711
Security systems. (OCoLC)fst01110883
Technology. (OCoLC)fst01145078
Terrorism. (OCoLC)fst01148101
Terrorism -- Prevention. (OCoLC)fst01148123
Chronological Term 2001-2009
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Added Author Jackson, Brian A., 1972-
United States. Department of Homeland Security.
Other Form: Print version: Breaching the fortress wall. Santa Monica, CA : RAND Homeland Security, 2007 0833039148 9780833039149 (DLC) 2006001721 (OCoLC)63125906
ISBN 9780833042477 (electronic bk.)
0833042475 (electronic bk.)
Report No. RAND/MG-481-DHS
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