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- DescriptionIn the decade that followed 9/11, techlogies and techlogy policies became central to homeland security. For example, the U.S. erected new border defenses with remote sensors and biometric scanners, and deployed new automous air warfare capabilities, such as the drone program. Looking at efforts to restore security after 9/11, the work examines issues such as the rise in techlogy spending, the various scenarios of mass terror, and America's effort to ensure that future engagements will take place far from the homeland. Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iran's emergence as nuclear threat, and North Korea's acceleration of its missile program are analyzed along with the axis of evil and America's effort to create a ballistic missile shield to thwart this emerging threat to its security. By focusing on the techlogies of homeland security rather than on cyber warfare itself, the work offers a unique and needed survey that will appeal to anyone involved with the study and development of homeland and strategic security.
- Author BiographyBarry Scott Zellen is a member of the board of the Arctic Research Consortium of the United States and a senior fellow of the Institute of the North, USA. He is the author of numerous books in strategic and security studies, and is founder and chief editor of the Next Innovator group of e-journals on strategy and innovation in the defense, security and information technology sectors.
- Author(s)Barry Scott Zellen
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing Plc
- Date of Publication17/07/2014
- SubjectMilitary History
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBloomsbury Academic USA
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight457 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Edition StatementNIPPOD
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