Body Cavity Bombers: The New Martyrs (A Terrorism Research Center book)

For those of us who must address future terrorist threats, we must reconcile the unthinkable with the possible. In so doing, we must also not create an environment conducive to use by terrorists in creating a climate of fear. Robert Bunker and Christopher Flaherty in their Body Cavity Bombers: The New Martyrs have met these challenges by presenting a threat that has been murderously enhanced since “mules” secreted drugs in their bodies to escape detection by customs and police. Terrorists now have the capability to surgically implant explosives in body cavities thus becoming a new type of suicide bomber. Those in the front line of identifying and taking necessary action to counter these new techniques of destruction would be well advised to read Dr. Bunker and Dr. Flahertys’ realistic assessment.

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Body Cavity Bombers: The New Martyrs: A Terrorism Research Center Book

Terrorism Research Center Reconstitutes as Non-Profit Organization

WASHINGTON DC, April 19, 2012 – The original co-founders of the Terrorism Research Center (TRC) are pleased to announce the organization has been re-established as a non-profit entity to continue the mission of raising public awareness on terrorism related issues and establish a knowledge-base of security related research and analysis. The new organization’s website and public knowledge base can be found online at www.terrorism.org.

First established on April 19, 1996, the year anniversary of the Oklahoma City terrorist bombing, the TRC operated for 15 years as a commercial entity providing research, analysis, and training on issues of terrorism and international security.

The three original co-founders, Matthew Devost, Brian Houghton, and Neal Pollard, will reconstitute a new board of directors, comprised of researchers, first responders and academic and professional experts.
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