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Table of Contents Introduction: Every American has a Role in Homeland Security Part 1: How We Got Here From There: The Emergence of Modern Homeland Security Chapter 1. Homeland Security--The American Tradition Chapter 2. The Rise of Modern Terrorism--The Road to 9/11 Chapter 3. The Birth of Modern Homeland Security Part 2: Understanding Terrorism Chapter 4. The Mind of the Terrorist Chapter 5. Al-Qaida and Other Islamic Extremist Groups Chapter 6. The Transnational Dimensions of Terrorism Chapter 7. Domestic Terrorist Groups Chapter 8. Terrorist Operations and Tactics Chapter 9. Weapons of Mass Destruction Chapter 10. The Digital Battlefield: Cyber-terrorism and Cyber-security Part 3 Homeland Security--Organization, Strategies, Programs, and Principles Chapter 11. Homeland Security Roles, Responsibilities and Jurisdictions--Federal, State, and Local Government Responsibilities Chapter 12. America's National Strategies--The Plans Driving the Global War on Terror and What They Mean Chapter 13. Domestic Anti- and Counter-Terrorism; The New Role for States and Localities and Supporting Law Enforcement Agencies Chapter 14. Critical Infrastructure Protection and Key Assets--Protecting America's Most Important Targets Chapter 15. Incident Management and Emergency Management--Preparing for When Prevention Fails Chapter 16. Business Preparedness, Continuity, and Recovery--Private Sector Responses to Terrorism Chapter 17. Public Awareness and Personal and Family Preparedness--Simple Solutions, Serious Challenges Chapter 18. The Future of Homeland Security--Adapting and Responding to the Evolving Terrorist Threat While Balancing Safety and Civil Liberties Appendix 1. Profile of Significant Islamic Extremist and International Terrorist Groups and State Sponsors Appendix 2. Volunteer Services Appendix 3. The Media and Issues for Homeland Security Appendix 4. Medical and Public Health Services Emergency and Disaster Planning and Response Appendix 5. Preparing and Responding to Threats Against the Agriculture Sector
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention.
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention -- Citizen participation.
Terrorism -- Government policy -- United States.
Civil defense -- United States.
Emergency management -- United States.