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The new era in U.S. national security : an introduction to emerging threats and challenges / Jack A. Jarmon.

Author/Creator:
Jarmon, Jack A., 1951- author.
Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv, 287 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
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Subjects:
National security -- United States.
United States -- Military policy.
Civil defense -- United States.
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention.
Weapons of mass destruction.
Computer networks -- Security measures.
Arms control.
Contents:
Part I: the establishment and the national security environment
The national security establishment
Policies and processes in the new geopolitics
Industrial age warfare and information age weapons
The new arena of conflict and economic competition
Part II: current, emerging, and impending threats and challenges
The maritime supply chain: vast, diverse, and anarchic
The gatekeeper's challenge
The cyber war: new battlefronts, old and new enemies
Cyber guerilla war
Terrorism versus crime
Building a global network
Chemical biological radiological and nuclear: the chemical threat
Chemical biological radiological and nuclear: the biological threat
Chemical biological radiological and nuclear: the radiological nuclear threat
Part III: policy implications and the public private partnership
Industrial policy and defense policy.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781442224100 (cloth : alk. paper)
144222410X (cloth : alk. paper)
9781442224117 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1442224118 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781442224124 (electronic)
OCLC:
862589482