The Resource Fool me twice : intelligence failure and mass casualty terrorism, Thomas E. Copeland

Fool me twice : intelligence failure and mass casualty terrorism, Thomas E. Copeland

Label
Fool me twice : intelligence failure and mass casualty terrorism
Title
Fool me twice
Title remainder
intelligence failure and mass casualty terrorism
Statement of responsibility
Thomas E. Copeland
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Evaluates whether surprise and intelligence failure leading to mass casualty terrorism are inevitable. This book features a study that explores the extent to which four factors - failures of public policy leadership, analytical challenges, organizational obstacles, and inherent problems of warning information - contribute to intelligence failure
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
363.325/163
Index
index present
LC call number
UB251.U6
LC item number
C67 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Fool me twice : intelligence failure and mass casualty terrorism, Thomas E. Copeland
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-288) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- About the Author -- List of Abbreviations -- Chapter 1 -- Introduction -- A. Key Concepts: Strategic Surprise and Intelligence Failure -- 1. Strategic Surprise -- 2. Intelligence Failure -- B. The "New Terrorism" -- 1. Qualitative and Quantitative Changes in the Terrorist Threat -- 2. The Challenge to Government -- C. Sources of Intelligence Failure -- 1. Leadership and Policy Failures -- 2. Organizational and Bureaucratic Issues -- 3. Problems with Warning Information -- 4. Analytical Challenges -- D. Understanding Mass Casualty Terrorism, 1993-2001 -- Chapter 2 -- February 26, 1993: The World Trade Center -- A. Introduction -- 1. The Streets ofNew York -- 2. The First Big Surprise -- B. Leadership Failures -- 1. Psychology, Perception and the Threat Environment -- 2. Setting Priorities for Intelligence Collection -- 3. Failures of Public Policy Leadership -- C. Organizational Obstacles -- 1. Obstacle #1: FBI Culture and Confidential Informants -- 2. Obstacle #2: Federal-State Coordination -- 3. Obstacle #3: FBI-CIA TurfWars -- 4. Obstacle #4: FBI Investigations vs. Intelligence -- 5. Obstacle #5: Executive and Legislative Restrictions -- D. Threat and Warning Information -- 1. Threat Indicators-Hiding in Plain Sight -- 2. Warning Indicators-Signals vs. Noise -- 3. Missed Opportunities -- E. Analytical Challenges -- F. The First Avoidable Surprise? -- G. Conclusion -- Chapter 3 -- April; 19, 1995: Oklahoma City -- A. Introduction -- 1. What Was the Nature of the Surprise? -- B. Leadership Failures -- 1. Psychology, Perception, and the Threat Environment -- 2. The Perceived Threat Environment -- 3. Failures of Public Policy Leadership -- C. Organizational Obstacles -- 1. The First Amendment and Domestic Surveillance -- 2. Law Enforcement Culture and Attitudes -- 3. Law Enforcement Coordination -- D. Threat and Warning Information -- 1. The Threat from the Far Right -- 2. Specific Warning Indicators -- 3. Possible Indicators from "Others Unknown" -- 4. No Warning -- 5. Failing to Learn -- E. Analytical Challenges -- F. Conclusion -- Chapter 4 -- June 25, 1996: Khobar Towers, Saudi Arabia -- A. Introduction -- 1. The U.S. Mission in the Persian Gulf -- 2. The First Signs of Trouble: 1994-95 -- 3. Heightened Security at U.S. Installations -- 4. What Was the Nature of the Surprise at Khobar Towers? -- 5. Competing Judgments on the Failure -- B. Leadership Failures -- 1. The Perceived Threat Environment in Saudi Arabia Prior to -- November 1995 -- 2. Perceptions ofThreat After OPM/SANG -- 3. The Charge of "Mission Creep" -- 4. Efforts to Enhance Force Protection -- 5. Sensitivity to Host Country Concerns -- 6. Failures of Public Policy Leadership -- C. Organizational Obstacles -- 1. For Lack of a SOFA -- 2. Structure of the Military Chain of Command -- 3. Lack of Guidance from DOD -- 4. Money and Manpower -- 5. Conclusions on Organizational Obstacles -- D. Threat and Warning Information -- 1. Threat Indicators in the Kingdom -- 2. Warning Indicators -- 3. Conclusions on Threat and Warning -- E. Analytical Challenges -- 1. The Lack of Human Intelligence -- F. Conclusion -- 1. The Fina
Control code
ocn593315379
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 292 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282601970
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004158450.i-292
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35755271
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)593315379
  • pebcs1282601970
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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