Book Discussion on Unconquerable Nation

Brian Jenkins talked about his book Unconquerable Nation: Knowing Our Enemy, Strengthening Ourselves, published by RAND… read more

Brian Jenkins talked about his book Unconquerable Nation: Knowing Our Enemy, Strengthening Ourselves, published by RAND Corporation. He talked about his strategy to fight terrorism, arguing that to defeat al Qaeda, the U.S. must implement a multi-pronged counterterrorism strategy that includes an ideological and political component. He also said that, domestically, America must preserve its legacy of limiting government power and safeguarding civil rights. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions. 

Mr. Jenkins founded the RAND Corporation’s terrorism research program in 1972. His other books include, International Terrorism: A New Mode of Conflict and The Fall of South Vietnam. close

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Book Discussion on Unconquerable Nation

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Arlington, Virginia, United States
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Sep 10, 2006
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Sep 25, 2006

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  • Sep 10, 2006 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Sep 25, 2006 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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