Global Threat: Target-Centered Assessment and Management

Author:   Robert Mandel
Publisher:   ABC-CLIO
ISBN:  

9780313358456


Pages:   160
Publication Date:   30 September 2008
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Robert Mandel
Publisher:   ABC-CLIO
Imprint:   Praeger Publishers Inc
Dimensions:   Width: 16.30cm , Height: 2.30cm , Length: 23.60cm
Weight:   0.386kg
ISBN:  

9780313358456


ISBN 10:   0313358451
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   30 September 2008
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Tertiary & Higher Education ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Out of stock   Availability explained
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After analysing the nature of modern security threats, Mandel proposes what he calls a 'target-centered conceptual approach' to better recognise, assess, prioritise and manage them. He uses the cases of the Iraq War, the 2004 tsunami, the London Transport bombings and the US illegal-immigration debate to illustrate his approach. - International Institute for Strategic Studies Military planners and intelligence analysts have traditionally used threat analysis... The argument is that, for a variety of reasons, the target-centered approach is better than older forms that focus on the source of the threat... Recommended. Lower-division undergraduate through research collections. - Choice


<p> Military planners and intelligence analysts have traditionally used threat analysis... The argument is that, for a variety of reasons, the target-centered approach is better than older forms that focus on the source of the threat... Recommended. Lower-division undergraduate through research collections. - <p>Choice


<p> After analysing the nature of modern security threats, Mandel proposes what he calls a 'target-centered conceptual approach' to better recognise, assess, prioritise and manage them. He uses the cases of the Iraq War, the 2004 tsunami, the London Transport bombings and the US illegal-immigration debate to illustrate his approach. - <p>International Institute for Strategic Studies


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Robert Mandel is Chair and Professor of International Affairs at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. He is the author of numerous books and articles related to international security and conflict issues. He has worked for the Central Intelligence Agency and Defense Intelligence Agency and has testified before the United States Congress.

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