Jul 26, 2011
RAND experts discussed the military, political, fiscal, social, cultural, psychological, and moral implications of U.S. policymaking since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
In a new book, The Long Shadow of 9/11: America's Response to Terrorism, a selection of RAND's leading experts offers a distinctively farsighted perspective to the national dialogue on 9/11's legacy. Their insights assess the military, political, fiscal, social, cultural, psychological, and even moral implications of U.S. policymaking since 9/11.
Agricultural terrorism, International terrorist groups, Piracy and terrorism, Terrorism in Southeast Asia
Impact of 9/11 on local police agencies
How to respond during a terrorist attack, Use of the National Guard and military Reserves to respond during terrorism-caused disasters
Estimating the cost of 9/11 attacks and analyzing who paid for those losses, Compensating victims of terrorism
Homeland security, Safety management in large-scale emergency response operations, Equipment and technology needs of emergency responders, Design of preparedness exercises, Organizational learning by terrorist groups, Terrorist groups' use of technology
History of terrorism, Protecting transportation systems from terrorism, Terrorism planning and response in New York City, Homegrown terrorism groups, Nuclear terrorism
Terrorism, Combating terrorism in Afghanistan and Pakistan, How terrorist groups end
al Qaeda's propaganda and ideology, Public support for military actions
How individuals should react during terrorist attack, Security measures taken at shopping centers
Homeland Security Program evaluation, Performance metrics, Modeling and simulation
The role of intelligence in preventing terrorist attacks, Terrorists and chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons
Strategic communication and information operations, Counterinsurgency and counterterrorism
Iraq, U.S.-foreign relations
Protecting transportation systems from terrorism, Border security
Preparing the U.S. health system to respond to an act of terrorism
Terrorism and counterterrorism in Europe
Preparing the U.S. health system to respond to an act of terrorism, U.S. health security strategy
Protecting U.S. infrastructure from terrorist attacks, Emergency preparedness, Homeland and national security policy
RAND is a nonprofit institution. Funding for this book was made possible by RAND's Investment in People and Ideas program, which combines philanthropic contributions with earnings from RAND's endowment and operations to support innovative research on issues crucial to the policy debate but that reach beyond the boundaries of traditional client funding. For more information, visit www.rand.org/giving.