Accession Number : ADA309043

Title :   The Role of the U.S. Civilian Authorities and Military Forces in the Battle Against Terrorism.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Giancarlo, Guy A.

PDF Url : ADA309043

Report Date : APR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : Terrorism is increasingly in the news. The United States, as the preeminent world power, will become increasingly a target of terrorist acts. This paper analyzes the role of the U.S. Civilian Authorities and Military Forces in the battle against terrorism. It reviews U.S. policy and lead agency responsibilities as well as the impact on international law and American Civil liberties. It reviews current and possible future threats and makes recommendations regarding proactive measures the U.S. should be taking now to prevent successful terrorist attacks.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES), *UNITED STATES, *CIVIL DEFENSE, *DEFENSE PLANNING, *COUNTERTERRORISM, GLOBAL, IMPACT, ATTACK, TARGETS, POWER, TERRORISM, INTERNATIONAL LAW.

Subject Categories : Defense Systems
      Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE