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Title:
Surprise attack : from Pearl Harbor to 9/11 to Benghazi
Author:
Hancock, Larry J., author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint, [2015]

©2015
Physical Description:
568 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
Revealing disconnects in the chain of command, examines the intelligence tools and techniques that have provided warnings of threats to the U.S. over the past sixty years and why they have often failed to prevent attacks.
Language:
English
Contents:
Warnings -- Interdict or intercept -- Errors of command -- A new threat -- Hollow force -- Uncertainties at home -- Fear factors -- Mirror imaging -- Targeting -- Crisis -- Continuity of command -- Mind games, Maskirovka and atomic war fighting -- Reality check -- Preparedness -- Out of the shadows -- Shadow boxing -- Inertia -- Attack -- Points of failure -- Going forward -- Diplomatic insecurity -- Hindsight and foresight.
ISBN:
9781619025660
Format :
Book