Preparing the U.S. Army for homeland security : concepts, issues, and options /
Eric V. Larson, John E. Peters.
Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2001.
xxxiv, 310 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2001.
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"MR-1251-A"--P. [4] of cover.
"Prepared for the United States Army."
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-310).
Sponsored by the United States Army. DASW01-96-C-0004
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The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, reinforced the critical importance of homeland defense. Written prior to the attacks, this book examines emergent threats to the U.S. homeland, such as weapons of mass destruction, specialty weapons, cyber attacks, and ballistic missiles, and delineates the U.S. Army's responsibilities and capabilities in homeland defense.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. iii
Figuresp. xi
Tablep. xiii
Summaryp. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xxix
Abbreviationsp. xxxi
Introductionp. 1
Understanding Homeland Securityp. 5
Analytic Frameworkp. 25
Protecting Americans at Home: Wmd Domestic Preparedness and Civil Supportp. 45
Ensuring Constitutional Authority: Continuity of Governmentp. 99
Ensuring Military Capability: Continuity of Operationsp. 109
Protecting Sovereignty: Border and Coastal Defensep. 139
Illustrative Planning Vignettesp. 159
Analysis of Army Dotlmsp. 183
Options, Recommendations, Conclusionsp. 211
Considering Threat Campaignsp. 223
A Notional Wmd CST Trade-Off Analysisp. 231
Homeland Security DOD Directivesp. 239
Overview of the Posse Comitatus Actp. 243
Threat Findings of the Nunn-Lugar-Domenici Actp. 247
State and Local Domestic Preparedness Needsp. 251
The Federal Response Plan and Terrorism Incident Annexp. 257
Army Domestic Preparednessp. 263
Army Mission-Critical Facilities and Systemsp. 267
Recommendations of the Defense Science Boardp. 273
Recommendations of the President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protectionp. 275
The Federal Program to Combat Terrorism and Wmdp. 277
Notional Gpra Measures of Performancep. 285
Bibliographyp. 293
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