Combating terrorism: options to improve federal response : joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, first session, April 24, 2001, Том 4

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Стр. 53 - Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities for Terrorism Involving Weapons of Mass Destruction, /. Assessing the Threat, December 1 5, 1999; and.
Стр. 46 - Terrorism is the calculated use of violence or threat of violence to inculcate fear; intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of goals that are generally political, religious or ideological.
Стр. 58 - Federal statutory or regulatory authority. 6. Domestic Preparedness Programs. The National Office should direct the coordination of Federal programs designed to assist response entities at the local and State levels, especially in the areas of "crisis" and "consequence" planning, training, exercises, and equipment programs for combating terrorism.
Стр. 180 - The combination of unconventional weapons proliferation with the persistence of international terrorism will end the relative invulnerability of the US homeland to catastrophic attack. A direct attack against American citizens on American soil is likely over the next quarter century.
Стр. 63 - Combating Terrorism 1 —taken as a whole, constitute a national strategy. These documents describe plans, the compilation of various programs already under way, and some objectives; but they do not either individually or collectively constitute a national strategy. Although Executive Branch agencies are administering programs assigned to them in the various pieces of legislation, the Executive Branch, under the former administration, did not articulate a broad national strategy that would synchronize...
Стр. 62 - Advisory Board for Domestic Programs. To assist in providing broad strategic guidance and to serve as part of the approval process for the domestic portion of strategy, plans, and programs of the National Office for Combating Terrorism, we recommended the establishment of a national "Advisory Board for Domestic Programs.
Стр. 58 - State levels, especially in the areas of "crisis" and "consequence" planning, training, exercises, and equipment programs for combating terrorism. The national strategy that the National Office should develop — in coordination with State and local stakeholders — must provide strategic direction and priorities for programs and activities in each of these areas. 7. Health and Medical Programs. Much remains to be done in the coordination and enhancement of Federal health and medical programs for...
Стр. 56 - For those and other reasons, we recommended the establishment of a senior level coordination entity in the Executive Office of the President, entitled the "National Office for Combating Terrorism," with the responsibility for developing domestic and international policy and for coordinating the program and budget of the Federal government's activities for combating terrorism. The title of the entity is not as important as its responsibilities, the functions...
Стр. 50 - Who's in charge?" problem. Most important, it proposes to do this in such a way as to guarantee the civil liberties we all hold dear.
Стр. 1 - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL SECURITY, VETERANS AFFAIRS, AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT REFORM, Washington, DC. The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 10 am, in room 2154, Rayburn House Office Building, Hon.

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