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9/11 and the future of transportation security [electronic resource] / R. William Johnstone.

By: Johnstone, R. William, 1953-.
Contributor(s): National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2006Description: 1 online resource (ix, 218 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780313081361 (electronic bk.); 0313081360 (electronic bk.).Other title: Nine eleven and the future of transportation security | September 11 and the future of transportation security.Subject(s): Transportation -- Security measures -- United States | Aeronautics, Commercial -- Security measures -- United States | Airports -- Security measures -- United States | Transportation -- Effect of terrorism on -- United States | September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- TerrorismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: 9/11 and the future of transportation security.DDC classification: 363.325/9363120973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The 9/11/01 systems failure of civil aviation security -- The pre-9/11 aviation security system -- Attributes of the security system -- The 9/11 hijackings -- Transportation security today -- Response to 9/11 -- The new organization of transportation security -- The current state of transportation security -- Where do we go from here? -- "Looking back to look forward:" the post-9/11 policy failure of transportation security -- Key questions, hard choices -- Principles for action -- Reassessment and a test -- Priorities -- Appendix A: Transmittal letter and recommendations of 9/11 Commission Aviation and Transportation Security staff -- Appendix B: 9/11 public discourse project, report on the status of 9/11 Commission recommendations, part I: homeland security, emergency preparedness and response.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-209) and index.

The 9/11/01 systems failure of civil aviation security -- The pre-9/11 aviation security system -- Attributes of the security system -- The 9/11 hijackings -- Transportation security today -- Response to 9/11 -- The new organization of transportation security -- The current state of transportation security -- Where do we go from here? -- "Looking back to look forward:" the post-9/11 policy failure of transportation security -- Key questions, hard choices -- Principles for action -- Reassessment and a test -- Priorities -- Appendix A: Transmittal letter and recommendations of 9/11 Commission Aviation and Transportation Security staff -- Appendix B: 9/11 public discourse project, report on the status of 9/11 Commission recommendations, part I: homeland security, emergency preparedness and response.

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