Terrorist Suicide Bombings: Attack Interdiction, Mitigation, and Response
Mega Sale! Save 24% on the Terrorist Suicide Bombings: Attack Interdiction, Mitigation, and Response by Mordecai Dzikansky at Biblio Smiles. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Urban environments are prime targets for suicide bombings over the next decade. While the threat may be ever-present, measures are available that can
Urban environments are prime targets for suicide bombings over the next decade. While the threat may be ever-present, measures are available that can empower law enforcement personnel to thwart attacks, or at least mitigate the effects by reducing casualties. Written by professionals with first-hand experience, Terrorist Suicide Bombings: Attack Interdiction, Mitigation, and Response helps first responders, law enforcement, and homeland security professionals grapple with this increasing threat, offering best practices in the field and lessons learned.
The authors provide specific instructions on how to fortify possible suicide bombing targets, suggesting measures that―if implemented―will reduce casualties. They explain how suicide bombers operate and what weapons they are likely to employ. They also debunk common myths about suicide bombers that jeopardize successful interdiction.
Actual case studies
Including graphic photos depicting the aftermath of actual bombing scenes, the book projects the reader into the chaos of a bomb scene. Chapters describe what one encounters at a site immediately after a bombing and explain what each first responder should and should not do. Case studies throughout enhance the text, explaining why certain suicide bombings succeed while others fail.
The book also explores how terrorists seek to exploit the media and describes government and media efforts to diffuse the bombers’ self-promotion. A full chapter is devoted to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a condition that commonly affects many first responders. Finally, the book closes with recommendations aimed at helping law enforcement defend against suicide bombers.
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