Maritime Counter-terrorism: A Pan-Asian Perspective

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Swati Parashar
Pearson Education India, 2008 - Maritime terrorism - 218 pages
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Even Before The 9/11 Terrorist Strikes In The Usa, Intelligence And Counter-Terrorism Agencies Of The World Had Been Concerned Over The Likelihood Of Acts Of Maritime Terrorism Directed At International Trade, And Particularly Energy Supplies. Instances Of Sea-Piracy In The Malacca Straits And Arabian Sea In The Recent Past Have Added To The International Community S Concern Over Maritime Security And Have Posed A New Challenge To Security Agencies Across The World. This Concern And The Quest For New And Effective Approaches To Intelligence Gathering And Security Policies Have Led To A Lot Of Debate, Research And Conferences.
  

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Contents

Navies of the World Unite
3
Air Power and Maritime CounterTerrorism
11
The Role of the Army in Maritime CounterTerrorism
19
The Role of the Police in Maritime CounterTerrorism
27
An Overview of South Asia
37
An Indian Perspective
53
Threat Perception in Bangladesh
65
Threat Perception in Sri Lanka
75
Singapores Perspective
97
Malaysias Perspective
107
Indonesias Perspective
124
THREAT PERCEPTION IN AUSTRALIA
131
Piracy Armed Robbery and Terrorism at
171
Maritime Terrorism Capabilities of the
188
Primary Considerations in Maritime CounterTerrorism
199
About the Editor and the Contributors
209

Myanmars Perspective
85

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