Accession Number:

ADA167276

Title:

Rand's Research on Terrorism,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

As it applies to Rands current research, the term terrorism is used generically to describe research on a wide range of related topics, including the theory and tactics of terrorism the organization of the U.S. government for combatting terrorism, the analysis of intelligence on terrorist threats heuristic modeling and the use of remote access computers in the management of low-level crises the policy and tactics of dealing with political kidnapping and hostage situations the effects of being held hostage U.S. military capabilities for subconventional missions the extrication or rescue of U.S. nationals abroad, the recovery of facilities seized by terrorists new vulnerabilities in a society increasingly dependent on technology trends and potentialities in terrorism, nuclear safeguards and security subnational nuclear capabilities and the assessment of nuclear threat messages.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE