Failures of Imagination
The Deadliest Threats to Our Homeland--and How to Thwart ThemBook - 2016
"America is overwrought with fear. Serial killers, terrorist groups, nuclear attacks, deadly pandemics-every day a new headline hits, warning of the next inevitable catastrophe that will bring the country to ruins. The media fans embers of threats into fires that stir the entire nation into terror. But little do the American people know, the most real and imminent dangers to the country are the ones we've heard about the least and are doing the least about. Congressman Michael McCaul, the sitting chairman of the US House Homeland Security Committee, has spent years in Washington watching the administration turn a blind eye to the most pressing possible threats to the country. Now, in Failures of Imagination- The Deadliest Threats to Our Homeland - -and How to Thwart Them , McCaul turns away from the over-sensationalized, unrealistic fears circulated through the media in order to expose the most legitimate and looming national security threats, which have long been swept under the rug by the administration. In stunning detail, McCaul depicts the truth behind these hazards that are closer than we realize-from well-researched patterns that depict the issue's growing urgenc
Publisher: New York :, Crown Forum,, 
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: viii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm