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Published: 16 February 2006

208 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195306163

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The Shield and the Cloak

The Security of the Commons

Gary Hart

Gary Hart has long been one of the nation's foremost experts on national security, with first-hand experience of the political realities that shape foreign policy. In this thought-provoking book, in clear, simple prose, Hart outlines the fundamental changes which America must make to counter the present terrorist threat. He argues for a security of the commons, contending that to counter terrorism we need both a shield for the homeland as well as a cloak of non-military security, including security of income, community, environment, and energy.