A former special agent and intelligence officer reveals the alarming truth about terrorism in America. Did you know? * Puerto Rican terrorists planted a bomb in a New York tavern, killing five people. * Croatian terrorists committed scores of terrorist acts that were reported as street crimes. * A team of Libyan terrorists entered the United States and began to train in secret in Colorado. As we've witnessed with terrifying clarity over the past few years, America is not immune to terrorist attacks. In fact, incidents classified as terrorism are on a steep rise in this country. Large-scale terrorist operations in the United States have occurred in almost every venue imaginable, including airports, hotels, synagogues, and private homes. Using the contacts he's cultivated as a counter-terrorism operative, and drawing from his personal experiences, Louis Mizell describes how our historically-shielded society is no longer a safe haven from the terrorism epidemic so common in other countries. Author has rare access to interrogation reports, confiscated documents, and other inside information.
* Includes descriptions of terrorist groups and leaders, emerging new operations, and tactics and trends in terrorism. Marketing: * National Publicity. * National Advertising. * Coop Eligible. Louis Mizell (Bethesda, Maryland) is considered a world expert on crime, and is best known for his knowledge of counter-terrorism. He's written four books on the topic of crime, including Masters of Deception. During his years as an intelligence officer for the U.S. State Department, Mizell ran counter-terrorism operations in 87 countries, including Iran and Lebanon. He has published over 100 articles on terrorism, and has appeared on numerous television programs on the subject.
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Author Biography - Louis R. Mizell
LOUIS R. MIZELL, Jr., is a former Special Agent and Intelligence Officer with the U.S. Department of State and has conducted counterterrorism operations in 87 countries, including such hot spots as Colombia, Lebanon, Iran, and El Salvador. He has published numerous articles on terrorism and is the author of Masters of Deception (Wiley). Widely recognized for his expertise, Mr. Mizell has appeared on every major network, including such programs as Good Morning America.