Chapter 2. Terrorism and Nuclear Fire

  1. Larry A. Burchfield President Chief Executive Officer

Published Online: 16 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470495780.ch2

Radiation Safety: Protection and Management for Homeland Security and Emergency Response

Radiation Safety: Protection and Management for Homeland Security and Emergency Response

How to Cite

Burchfield, L. A. (2009) Terrorism and Nuclear Fire, in Radiation Safety: Protection and Management for Homeland Security and Emergency Response, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470495780.ch2

Author Information

  1. Radiochemistry Society, Richland, Washington, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 JUN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471793335

Online ISBN: 9780470495780

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Keywords:

  • legal taxonomy of terrorism;
  • terrorism and nuclear fire;
  • global mass media - oxygen of terrorism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Prophetic Warning

  • History of Terrorism

  • Terrorism (Un)Defined

  • Legal Taxonomy of Terrorism

  • The Defining Principles of Terrorism

  • Nation States: Fuel for Nuclear Fire

  • Global Mass Media: The Oxygen of Terrorism

  • Extremists Groups: The Spark that Ignites Terrorism

  • Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Nightmare