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NCJ Number: 30658 Find in a Library
Title: US GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO TERRORISM - A GLOBAL APPROACH (FROM INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM AND POLITICAL CRIMES, 1975 BY M C BASSIOUNI - SEE NCJ-27895)
Author(s): L HOFFACKER
Corporate Author: Charles C. Thomas
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 9
Sponsoring Agency: Charles C. Thomas
Springfield, IL 62704
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE EXAMINES THE UNITED STATES' EFFORTS TO DETER TERRORISM, OUTLINES U.S. INITIATIVES IN THE CONTROL OF TERRORISM, AND DELINEATES THE CONTINUING U.S. POLICY WITH RESPECT TO TERRORIST ACTS.
Abstract: THE EXTENT OF THE PROBLEM OF TERRORISM IS BRIEFLY DISCUSSED. SUCH DETERRENCE ACTIVITIES AS IMPROVED INTERNATIONAL INTELLIGENCE, INCREASED SECURITY MEASURES, ADVICE ON SECURITY TO AMERICAN CIVILIANS, AND TIGHTENING OF VISA IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS PROCEDURES ARE SUMMARIZED. IN ADDITION, THE UNITED STATES' ROLE IN MULTILATERAL CONVENTIONS DEALING WITH HIJACKING, IN LIAISONS WITH INDIVIDUAL GOVERNMENTS OPPOSED TO TERRORISM, AND IN UNITED NATIONS' ACTIVITIES DEALING WITH TERRORISM ARE DISCUSSED. THE UNITED STATES' POLICY OF REFUSING TO YIELD TO TERRORISTS' DEMANDS IS EXPLAINED....ELW
Index Term(s): Crime Control Programs; Crime prevention measures; Crime specific countermeasures; Deterrence; International agreements; International cooperation; Policy; Terrorism/Mass Violence
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