America's Achilles' Heel: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Terrorism and Covert Attack
Pritchard, Kenneth H., Military Review
AMERICA'S ACHILLES' HEEL: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Terrorism and Covert Attack by Richard A. Falkenrath, Robert D. Newman and Bradley A. Thayer. 354 Pages. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. 1998. $22.50.
In the post-Cold War era, the fundamental question for those who determine US national security is what are the main threats to the United States and its vital national interests? With the fall of the Soviet Union, the United States has no peer competitor. Even in the worst-case scenario, experts believe it would take at least 25 years for China to become a near-peer competitor. However, the United States will not be free from significant risk in the first quarter of the 21st …
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Publication information: Article title: America's Achilles' Heel: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Terrorism and Covert Attack. Contributors: Pritchard, Kenneth H. - Author. Journal title: Military Review. Volume: 79. Issue: 6 Publication date: November/December 1999. Page number: 92+. © 2009 U.S. Army CGSC. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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