The Edge of Disaster: Rebuilding a Resilient Nation

Terrorism, Threats

The Edge of Disaster: Rebuilding a Resilient Nation

Why do we remain unprepared for the next terrorist attack or natural disaster?
Where are we most vulnerable?
How have we allowed our government to be so negligent?
Who will keep you and your family safe?
Is America living on borrowed time?
How can we become a more resilient nation?

Americans are in denial when it comes to facing up to how vulnerable our nation is to disaster, be it terrorist attack or act of God. We have learned little from the cataclysms of September 11 and Hurricane Katrina. When it comes to catastrophe, America is living on borrowed time–and squandering it. In this new book, leading security expert Stephen Flynn issues a call to action, demanding that we wake up and prepare immediately for a safer future.

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America the Vulnerable: How Our Government Is Failing to Protect Us from Terrorism

Policies, Security

America the Vulnerable: How Our Government Is Failing to Protect Us from Terrorism

In this powerful and urgently needed call to action, national security expert Stephen Flynn offers a startling portrait of the radical shortcomings in America’s plan for homeland security. He describes a frightening scenario of what the next major terrorist attack might look like — revealing the tragic loss of life and economic havoc it would leave in its wake, as well as the seismic political consequences it would have in Washington. Flynn also shows us how to prepare for such a disaster, outlining a bold yet practical plan for achieving security in a way that is safe and smart, effective and manageable.

In this new world of heightened risk and fear, America the Vulnerable delivers a timely, forceful message that cannot be ignored.

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