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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Making the nation safer : the role of science and technology in countering terrorism / Committee on Science and Technology for Countering Terrorism, National Research Council.

p. cm.

ISBN 0-309-08481-4 (perfect)

1. Terrorism—Prevention—Technological innovations. 2. Terrorism—United States—Prevention. I. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Science and Technology for Countering Terrorism.

HV6431 .M354 2002

363.3′2′0973—dc21

2002011495

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