GENERIC INHERENCY EVIDENCE
BUSH POLICIES ON TERRORISM WILL BE NO BETTER THAN CLINTONS
EDITORIAL; The Boston Globe January 22, 2001, SECTION: Pg. A12 HEADLINE: LONG WAR ON TERROR //VT2002acsln
PRESIDENT GEORGE W. Bush's pledge to intervene less in conflicts not involving US vital interests may be an inevitable corrective to some of Bill Clinton's improvised reactions to foreign crises. But there is one area in which the security prescriptions of Bush and his advisers herald no dramatic improvement over the Clinton policies. That is the challenge from international terrorism targeted at American soldiers, sailors, and civilians.
USA IS UNPREPARED FOR A TERRORIST ATTACK ON ITS SOIL
Eric R. Taylor is an associate professor of chemistry at the University of Louisiana November 27, 2000 Are We Prepared for Terrorism Using Weapons of Mass Destruction? Cato Policy Analysis No. 387http://www.cato.org//pubs/pas/pa-387es.html //VT2002acsln
According to the chairman of a national panel on terrorism, however, the United States lacks a clear plan for meeting the needs of its citizens in the event of a terrorist attack, and the hodgepodge of local and federal agencies makes it unclear who is in charge of the existing program.
GLOBALIZATION SPREADS CRIMINAL & TERRORIST NETWORKS
Samuel Huntington, chairman of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, January 28, 2001 BANGKOK POST HEADLINE: GLOBAL VIEWPOINT: Another new world order in the making//VT2002acsln
HUNTINGTON: Communications and travel links strengthened by the globalisation process certainly make it easier for transnational networks, from terrorist to mafias, to operate. What we are seeing is that globalisation spreads disorder through the same kind of links that enable the expansion of legitimate commerce and other legal activities. And a good part of the world today is covered by zones of disorder, from Colombia to the Caucasus.