The Resource Marrying prevention and resiliency : balancing approaches to an uncertain terrorist threat, Brian A. Jackson

Marrying prevention and resiliency : balancing approaches to an uncertain terrorist threat, Brian A. Jackson

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Marrying prevention and resiliency : balancing approaches to an uncertain terrorist threat
Title
Marrying prevention and resiliency
Title remainder
balancing approaches to an uncertain terrorist threat
Statement of responsibility
Brian A. Jackson
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Language
eng
Summary
The uncertain nature of the terrorist threat is a fundamental challenge in the design of counterterrorism policy. To deal with this uncertainty, the author recommends a capabilities-based, portfolio approach to terrorism prevention planning, drawing examples from aviation security policy. While traditional terrorism-prevention measures seek to prevent all damage by stopping them completely, mitigation and resiliency measures buy a lower, but more certain, payoff: preventing only some of the damage from attacks, but doing so predictably across the many different ways in which threats might become manifest. In a prevention and mitigation portfolio, some measures would reach for the highest payoff of completely preventing attacks, while others would provide a more-stable protective return by limiting the damages any terrorist operation or other incident. Protective portfolios should be assessed to determine which will perform well across a range of possible futures and be judged less sensitive to threat uncertainty -- and therefore more attractive given an uncertain future
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CstmoR
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1972-
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Jackson, Brian A.
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6432
LC item number
.J329 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Rand Infrastructure, Safety, and Environment (Organization)
  • Rand Corporation
Series statement
Occasional Paper
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  • Emergency management
  • National security
  • Preparedness
  • Terrorism
Label
Marrying prevention and resiliency : balancing approaches to an uncertain terrorist threat, Brian A. Jackson
Link
http://www.rand.org/pubs/occasional_papers/OP236/
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Publication
Note
  • "A RAND Infrastructure, Safety, and Environment Program."
  • "RAND Homeland Security."
  • "This paper is one of a series of short papers resulting from a research effort initiated by the RAND Corporation during the transition in presidential administration in 2008-2009"--Preface
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Includes bibliographical references
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  • online resource
  • volume
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  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
The Issue -- Background: The Challenges to "Traditional Prevention" -- How might the impact of this approach be evaluated?
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833046321
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(pbk. : alk. paper)
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  • computer
  • unmediated
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  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
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  • c
  • n
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Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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  • (Sirsi) a524727
  • (RAND)rnd000000000043937
Label
Marrying prevention and resiliency : balancing approaches to an uncertain terrorist threat, Brian A. Jackson
Link
http://www.rand.org/pubs/occasional_papers/OP236/
Publication
Note
  • "A RAND Infrastructure, Safety, and Environment Program."
  • "RAND Homeland Security."
  • "This paper is one of a series of short papers resulting from a research effort initiated by the RAND Corporation during the transition in presidential administration in 2008-2009"--Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
  • online resource
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • cr
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Issue -- Background: The Challenges to "Traditional Prevention" -- How might the impact of this approach be evaluated?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833046321
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Media category
  • computer
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • n
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a524727
  • (RAND)rnd000000000043937

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