The Ultimate Terrorists

By: Jessica Stern

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As bad as they are, why aren't terrorists worse? With biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons at hand, they easily could be. And, as this chilling book suggests, they soon may well be. A former member of the National Security Council staff, Jessica Stern guides us expertly through a post-Cold War world in which the threat of all-out nuclear war, devastating but highly unlikely, is being replaced by the less costly but much more imminent threat of terrorist attacks with weapons of mass destruction.

According to SternThe Ultimate Terrorists" depicts a not-very-distant future in which both independent and state-sponsored terrorism using weapons of mass destruction could actually occur. But Stern also holds out hope for new technologies that might combat this trend, and for legal and political remedies that would improve public safety without compromising basic constitutional rights.

Title: The Ultimate Terrorists

Author Name: Jessica Stern

Categories: Politics,

Publisher: Harvard University Press: September 2000

ISBN Number: 0674003942

ISBN Number 13: 9780674003941

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 65821