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  • Hitting America's Soft Underbellyby Peter Chalk

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    Over the past decade, the United States has endeavored to increase its ability to detect, prevent, and respond to terrorist threats and incidents. The agriculture sector and the food industry in general, however, have received comparatively little attention with respect to protection against terrorist incidents. This study aims to expand the current... more...

  • Australian Foreign and Defense Policy in the Wake of the 1999/2000 East Timor Interventionby Peter Chalk

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    This work examines key developments leading to the deployment of the International Peacekeeping Force for East Timor (INTERFET) and assesses the impact of this intervention on Canberra's future defense, security, and foreign policy planning. more...

  • Trends in Terrorismby Peter Chalk

    RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95

    Providing a description of the terrorist threat, this book's goal is to compare the underlying risk of attack to the architecture of financial protection that has been facilitated by the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA). TRIA requires insurers to offer commercial insurance that will pay on claims that occur from a terrorist attack. more...

  • Non-Military Security and Global Orderby Peter Chalk

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 180.00

    The book examines the evolving nature of national and international security in the post-Cold War era, focusing on non-military threat potentials and how these may best be countered. Six specific issues are discussed: terrorism, the heroin and cocaine trade, piracy, environmental degradation, the spread of disease and uncontrolled migration. The book... more...

  • The Maritime Dimension of International Securityby Peter Chalk

    RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95

    The vast size and highly unregulated nature of the world’s waterways have. made the maritime environment an increasingly attractive theater for. perpetrators of transnational violence. Piracy and sea-borne terrorism have. been on the rise since 2000. While the United States has spearheaded several. important initiatives to improve maritime security,... more...

  • The Malay-Muslim Insurgency in Southern Thailandby Peter Chalk

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    Current unrest in the Malay-Muslim provinces of southern Thailand has. captured growing national, regional, and international attention. This. paper assesses the current situation and its probable direction. more...

  • The Latin American Drug Tradeby Peter Chalk

    RAND Corporation 2011; US$ 9.95

    Transnational crime remains a particularly serious problem in Latin America, with most issues connected to the drug trade. There are several relevant roles that the U.S. Air Force can and should play in boosting Mexico's capacity to counter drug production and trafficking, as well as further honing and adjusting its wider counternarcotics effort in... more...

  • West European Terrorism and Counter-Terrorismby Peter Chalk

    Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 155.00

    The book examines the dynamic of West European terrorism and counter-terrorism as it has evolved since the late 1960s. It assesses past, present and future terrorist trends and analyzes the internal security policies that have been initiated by the member states of the European Union (EU), both singularly and collectively, to combat terrorism in Western... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Terrorism [2 volumes]by Peter Chalk

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 205.00

    A valuable, up-to-date reference tool for understanding the latest developments in national and international terrorism?one of the most pressing security challenges facing the world today. more...

  • The U.S. Army in Southeast Asiaby Peter Chalk

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    This RAND report examines the U.S. Army role in Southeast Asia. Under current benign conditions, efforts should focus on supporting defense reform, addressing transnational threats, and balancing China. If the outlook deteriorates, the United States should increase security cooperation, conclude new regional basing agreements, expand disaster assistance,... more...