Volume XIII

Volume XIII

Note from the Editorial Committee

From the Editorial Committee: “Critical Infrastructure Protection: Can We Defend Against Terrorism”  has been removed from the site. It contained derivative sections inadequately credited to previously published work.

Cognitive Defense: Influencing the Target Choices of Less Sophisticated Threat Actors

With the emergence of non-state threats and new operating environments since the end of the Cold War, the relevance of deterrence as a security tool has repeatedly been called into doubt. Modern adversaries often lack territory, militaries, economies, or even identities to threaten and retaliate against.

By Jesse Wasson and Christopher Bluesteen

Coordination in Crises: Implementation of the National Incident Management System by Surface Transportation Agencies

For more than a decade, the National Incident Management System (NIMS) has served in the United States as the mandated framework for coordinated organization, operational command, and implementation of response to emergencies nationwide. This article examines whether surface transportation agencies are developing the capabilities necessary to fit effectively into NIMS.

By Nicholas B. Hambridge, Arnold M. Howitt, and David W. Giles

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