How Israel Has Coped and What America Can Learn
By (author) Leonard A. Cole
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Terror by Leonard A. Cole
Book DescriptionNo country has experienced more acts of terrorism over a prolonged period than Israel. The frequency of attacks has propelled Israel toward innovative methods to address the threat. Indeed, treating so many victims of physical and psychological trauma has given rise to the new field of terror medicine. In a gripping narrative, terrorist expert Leonard A. Cole describes how different segments of Israeli society have coped with terrorism-survivors of attacks, families of victims, emergency responders, doctors and nurses, and, in the end, the general population. He also interviews Palestinians, including imprisoned handlers of suicide bombers, who endorse or deplore suicide bombings. He concludes that the Israeli experience with preparedness and coping offers valuable lessons for the United States.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780253349187
(5983mm x 3971mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 23-May-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Leonard A. Cole
Local Planning for Terror and Disaster, Paperback (October 2012)
Local Planning for Terror and Disaster gives voice to experts in key fields involved with local preparedness, assessing the quality of preparedness in each field, and offering directions for improvement.
Element of Risk, Paperback (October 1994)
Questioning the US government's handling of the radon issue, this study explores the US Environmental Protection Agency's risk-cost assessment of radon levels in language that is easily accessible to the lay person. The author's own solutions to the problem of radon are then detailed.
Clouds of Secrecy, Paperback (June 1988)» View all books by Leonard A. Cole
A study of the occurrence of germ warfare tests over populated areas in order to discover America's vulnerability to biological weapons. The book considers how many civilians have suffered illness, even death, as a consequence.
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Author Biography - Leonard A. Cole
Leonard A. Cole is Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. He is an expert on bioterrorism and terror medicine and author of seven books, most recently The Anthrax Letters: A Medical Detective Story. He lives in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
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