Book Review: A Practitioner’s Way Forward: Terrorism Analysis by David Brannan, Kristin Darken, and Anders Strindberg (Salinas, CA: Agile Press, 2014)

Reviewed by Erik J. Dahl Suggested Citation Dahl, Erik. “Book Review: A Practitioner’s Way Forward: Terrorism Analysis” by David Brannan, Kristen Darken, and Anders Strindberg. (Salinas: Agile Press,  2014).  Homeland Security Affairs 11, Article 9 (September 2015).  https://www.hsaj.org/articles/6317   This short (141 pages) and very readable book is a good introduction to some of the most useful

Book Review: The Siege of Mecca by Yaroslav Trofimov (New York: Doubleday, 2007)

reviewed by Matthew Magolan Abstract Matthew Magolan reviews the book, The Siege of Mecca, by Yaroslav Trofimov (New York: Doubleday, 2007) Suggested Citation Magolan, Matthew. “Book Review: The Siege of Mecca by Yaroslav Trofimov (New York: Doubleday, 2007).” Homeland Security Affairs 10, Article 7 (June 2014).  https://www.hsaj.org/articles/265 The terrorist siege of the Grand Mosque at

Book Review: James Phelps, Jeff Dailey, and Monica Koenigsberg, Border Security (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2014)

reviewed by Robert J. Bunker Abstract Robert J. Bunker reviews the book, Border Security, by James Phelps, Jeff Dailey, and Monica Koenigsberg. (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2014) Suggested Citation Bunker, Robert J.. “Book Review: James Phelps, Jeff Dailey, and Monica Koenigsberg, Border Security (Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2014).” Homeland Security Affairs 10, Article

Ami J. Abou-bakr, Managing Disasters through Public-Private Partnerships (Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2013)

Austen D. Givens ABSTRACT: Austin D. Givens reviews Managing Disasters through Public-Private Partnerships by Ami J. Abou-bakr SUGGESTED CITATION: Givens, Austen D. “Ami J. Abou-bakr, Managing Disasters through Public-Private Partnerships (Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2013).” Homeland Security Affairs 9, Article 12 (August 2013) https://www.hsaj.org/articles/249 A massive tornado tore a seventeen-mile path through Moore, Oklahoma

Fighting Back: What Governments Can Do About Terrorism

David Brannan ABSTRACT: David Brannan reviews the book Fighting Back: What Governments Can Do About Terrorism, by Paul Shemella, ed. SUGGESTED CITATION: Brannan, David. “Fighting Back: What Governments Can Do About Terrorism.” Homeland Security Affairs 8, Article 10 (June 2012). https://www.hsaj.org/articles/224 Paul Shemella, ed., Fighting Back: What Governments Can Do About Terrorism (Stanford University Press,

Book Review: Same Priorities, Different Perspectives: Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff on Homeland Security

Stephanie Blum ABSTRACT: Former Secretaries of the Department of Homeland Security Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff have each published historical retrospectives on homeland security and their experiences leading the government’s newest department. In this review, Ms. Blum discusses the highlights of each book and provides a comparative analysis. While Ridge focuses on the politics of

Book Review: The Closing of the American Border: Terrorism, Immigration, and Security Since 9/11 by Edward Alden

Theophilos Gemelas and Randy Beardsworth ABSTRACT: Theophilos Gemelas and Randy Beardsworth review The Closing of the American Border: Terrorism, Immigration, and Security Since 9/11 by Edward Alden SUGGESTED CITATION: Gemelas, Theophilos, and Randy Beardsworth. “The Closing of the American Border: Terrorism, Immigration, and Security Since 9/11 by Edward Alden.” Homeland Security Affairs 4, Article 5

Book Review: “Consent, Consumers, and the Constitution.” Review of Terror and Consent: The Wars for the 21st Century by Philip Bobbitt

Philip Palin ABSTRACT: Philip J. Palin reviews Terror and Consent: The Wars for the 21st Century by Philip Bobbitt. SUGGESTED CITATION: Palin, Philip. “”Consent, Consumers, and the Constitution.” Review of Terror and Consent: The Wars for the 21st Century by Philip Bobbitt.” Homeland Security Affairs 4, Article 6 (October 2008). https://www.hsaj.org/articles/590 Philip Bobbitt has written

Film Review: “No Longer Trapped in the War on Terror.” Review of Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, a film by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg.

Judith Boyd ABSTRACT: Judy Boyd reviews the film Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay and suggests the way in which this film satirizes our response to the war on terror may be an indication of the change in broader cultural attitudes toward terrorism. SUGGESTED CITATION: Boyd, Judith. ““No Longer Trapped in the War on

Book Review: George Kennan’s Ghost: Faith Reason, and the War Against Jihadism by George Weigel

Philip Palin ABSTRACT: Philip J. Palin reviews Faith, Reason, and the War Against Jihadism, by George Weigel. A Catholic scholar argues for reason as a weapon in the current struggle. The reviewer wonders about American culture’s readiness to deploy reason or faith and asks Weigel to give us more. SUGGESTED CITATION: Palin, Philip. “George Kennan’s