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Terrorism and the EMP threat to homeland security

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology, and Homeland Security.

Terrorism and the EMP threat to homeland security

hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, March 8, 2005

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology, and Homeland Security.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electromagnetic pulse,
  • Electronic apparatus and appliances -- Effect of radiation on,
  • Electronic systems -- Security measures -- United States,
  • Telecommunication systems -- Security measures -- United States,
  • Nuclear terrorism -- United States -- Prevention

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 109-30
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 55 p. ;
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14547874M
    ISBN 100160747473
    OCLC/WorldCa61190118

    Winning the Un-War: A New Strategy for the War on Terrorism Charles V. Peña. Excerpt from book published by Potomac Books Inc. Because we use the shorthand phrase "war on terrorism" to describe the U.S. response to the Septem terrorist attacks, it is easy to believe that this war – like all previous wars – can be won by killing.


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The Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology and Homeland Security has scheduled a hearing on "Terrorism and the EMP Threat to Homeland Security" for Tuesday, March 8, at p.m.

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