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The lessons of Mumbai [electronic resource] / Angel Rabasa ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Rabasa, Angel | Rand Corporation. National Security Research Division.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Occasional paper (Rand Corporation): OP-249-RC.Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corp., c2009Description: 1 online resource (vii, 27 p.).ISBN: 9780833046819 (electronic bk.); 0833046810 (electronic bk.); 9780833046673 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0833046675 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Terrorism -- India -- Mumbai | Terrorism -- India -- Mumbai -- Prevention | Terrorism -- Prevention -- Government policy -- India | Civil defense readiness -- India | Bombings -- India | Emergency management -- India -- Mumbai | Terrorism -- Prevention | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- TerrorismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Lessons of Mumbai.DDC classification: 363.3250954/792 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- The attack -- The Indian response -- Implications -- Key judgments -- Chronology of the attack.
Summary: "This study of the Mumbai, India, terrorist attack of November 2008 identifies the operational and tactical capabilities displayed by the terrorists and evaluates the response of the Indian security forces. The authors draw out the implications of the incident for India, Pakistan, and the international community and derive lessons learned from the attack and from the Indian response. Their goal is to develop findings that may help counterterrorism authorities in India and elsewhere to prepare for or counter future terrorist attacks on urban centers."--P. [4] of cover.
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"This research was conducted within the RAND National Security Research Division (NSRD) of the RAND Corporation"--Pref.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 25-27).

"This study of the Mumbai, India, terrorist attack of November 2008 identifies the operational and tactical capabilities displayed by the terrorists and evaluates the response of the Indian security forces. The authors draw out the implications of the incident for India, Pakistan, and the international community and derive lessons learned from the attack and from the Indian response. Their goal is to develop findings that may help counterterrorism authorities in India and elsewhere to prepare for or counter future terrorist attacks on urban centers."--P. [4] of cover.

Introduction -- The attack -- The Indian response -- Implications -- Key judgments -- Chronology of the attack.

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