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National Research Council. 2006. Countering Urban Terrorism in Russia and the United States: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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256 pages | 6 x 9 | 

  • Paperback:  978-0-309-10245-2
  • Ebook:  978-0-309-18018-4
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Front Matter i-xiv
Report of U.S.-Russian Working Group on Energy Vulnerabilities 1-4
Report of U.S.-Russian Working Group on Transportation Vulnerabilities 5-8
Report of U.S.-Russian Working Group on Cyberterrorism Issues 9-13
Cybersecurity and Urban Terrorism—Vulnerability of the Emergency Responders 14-24
News and Terrorism: Communicating in a Crisis 25-33
Problems of Urban Terrorism in Russia 34-39
Terrorist Acts in Moscow: Experience and Lessons in Eliminating Their Consequences 40-45
Critical Integration and Coordination Issues in Urban Security 46-59
Special Characteristics of Firefighting in Urban Areas 60-78
A Decision Informatics Approach to Urban Emergency Management 79-94
Efforts of Russian Ministries in Implementing Measures to Prevent Acts of Terrorism 95-105
Safety and Security in Megacities 106-115
The Role of Science and Technology in Homeland Security and Countering Terrorism: Overview of Key Activities at the National Academies 116-127
Does the Emergence of Insurgencies Provide Lessons for Terrorism? 128-132
Unauthorized Use of Radiation Sources: Measures to Prevent Attacks and Mitigate Consequences 133-150
Other Dimensions of Radiological Terrorism 151-159
Biological Terrorism: Regional Preparedness 160-166
On the Events in Beslan 167-182
Measuring Progress, or Lack Thereof, in Combating Terrorism 183-187
On Efforts to Counter International Terrorism in the Russian Federation and Possible Areas of U.S.-Russian Cooperation in this Area 188-196
Cybercrime and the Training of Specialists to Combat It in Russia 197-206
Methodology for Assessing the Risks of Terrorism 207-222
Appendix A Methodology for Assessing the Risks of Terrorism 223-237
Appendix B Russian Academy of Sciences-U.S. National Academies Joint Committees on Countering Terrorism 238-242

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