Body Cavity Bombers: new modes of terrorist penetration

Body Cavity Bombers: The New Martyrs: A Terrorism Research Center Book 

body cavity . . authoritative account of a significant new terrorist tactic that is likely to become more pervasive in our increasingly sophisticated technological and medical age in which it is becoming easier for the terrorist adversary to use the types of body cavity bombs that will be capable of evading detection technologies Dr. Joshua Sinai, Washington, DC-based consultant on counterterrorism studies and author of Active Shooter: A Handbook on Prevention. “Body Cavity Bombers shows how what was once a lurid Hollywood fantasy has emerged as a legitimate threat, dissects the risk with clinical precision, and soberly considers the remediation options” Dr. Nils Gilman, Director of Research at Monitor 360 and co-editor of Deviant Globalization. “A timely and important book about a disgusting subject. In showing how the human body might be used to carry and conceal explosive devices, terrorism experts Bunker and Flaherty have left no stone unturned” Dr. Martin van Creveld, one of the world’s leading writers on military history and strategy, with a special interest in the future of war, and author of twenty books including The Transformation of War. “Those in the front line of identifying and taking necessary action to counter these new techniques of destruction would be well advised to read Dr. Bunker and Dr. Flaherty’s realistic assessment” Dr. Stephen Sloan, internationally recognized terrorism scholar and author/co-author of fourteen books on terrorism.

  • Paperback: 362 pages
  • Publisher: iUniverse (August 23, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1491703105
  • ISBN-13: 978-1491703106
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 4.9 x 7.9 inches
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,407,788 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • bunker  Dr. Robert J. Bunker is an Epochal Warfare Studies scholar and security consultant focusing on non-state opposing force research, analysis, and defeat strategies. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from the Claremont Graduate University, five other university degrees, and has both undertaken and provided counter-terrorism related training. He has over 200 publications including numerous edited works, booklets, chapters, and articles in policy, law enforcement, and military venues. Present associations include the Claremont Graduate University as adjunct faculty and Small Wars Journal-El Centro as a Senior Fellow. Past associations include the Los Angeles High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (LA-HIDTA), Counter-OPFOR Corporation, University of Southern California, FBI Academy (as Futurist in Residence), National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center–West, and the Los Angeles Terrorism Early Warning Group.

chris flahertyDr. Christopher Flaherty has been based in London since 2008. He is an active contributor on security, terrorism early warning, and related international intelligence issues. He was involved in the development of a ‘Scripted Agent Based Microsimulation Project’, at the University of Wollongong (NSW, Australia). Dr. Flaherty specializes in the area of Mass Gathering Vulnerability analysis, and risk analysis projects for building facilities in the U.K. and U.S. His work covers a broad spectrum of risk-related endeavors including resilience, counter-terrorism, critical infrastructure protection, 3D tactics, fragmentation and vulnerability analysis. He has a Ph.D. in Economic Relations from the University of Melbourne with a focus on networking and, following this, he pursued a career in Defence and security research initially in the Australian Department of Defence where he published a series of articles, namely “Mimicking Operations” in the Australian Army Journal and “International and Australian Preemption Theory” and “The Role of Command and Influence in Australian Multidimensional Manoeuvre Theory” in the Defence Force Journal. His most recent work has been as the author of a research monograph/report sponsored by U.S. based OODA Loop ( Flaherty, C. (2012) Dangerous Minds: A Monograph on the Relationship Between Beliefs -Behaviours – Tactics. Published by OODA LOOP (7 September 2012).

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