Cover of: National security | Kim Masters Evans

About the Edition

Covers formation of the Department of Homeland Security, increased security measures at airports, the enactment of the Patriot Act of 2001, and the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq. Provides the history of national security in the United States; descriptions of the various conventional and nonproliferation treaties and regimes; and information on countries of concern to the United States.

Table of Contents

A historical overview
The organization of national security
International terrorism
The War on Terror: Afghanistan and Iraq
The War on Terror: Homeland Security
Countries of concern
Proliferation of weapons
American civil liberties and the War on Terror
Human rights and the War on Terror
U.S. relations with the Islamic world.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
Information plus reference series, The information plus series on current topics, Information Plus reference series, Information series on current topics

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
355.03
Library of Congress
UA927 .N386 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
viii, 158 pages :
Number of pages
158

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26644745M
Internet Archive
isbn_9781414433806
ISBN 10
1414433808
ISBN 13
9781414433806
OCLC/WorldCat
317973467
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