A Practical Guide to Counterterrorism for Everyday Life
Contained in this book is not the way, but simply a way to
detect, defeat and disrupt a terrorist attack against yourself
and your family. There is no magic bullet that will protect
you in any and all circumstances. There are no guarantees
that following this book to the letter will prevent your becoming
the target of a terrorist group. There is no doubt, however,
that by following these time-honored and tested principles
you will be safer and better prepared than most citizens.
and techniques in this book have been practiced by U.S. Government
employees who live, work and serve in dangerous environments.
We have a phrase that we use – “written in blood”,
and these techniques have truly been “written in blood”.
Simply stated, we learn through the failures and experiences
of others. In the world of counter terrorism it is often through
the shed blood and sacrifice of innocent lives that we learn
our most valuable lessons.
is no doubt that the world has changed in the last few years
and we must be prepared for the worst, even as we hope for
the best. The information contained in this book should be
considered an essential guide in your quest for personal safety.
terrorist makes no distinction between soldier and businessman,
man or woman, child or adult, student or missionary. To the
terrorist we are all targets of opportunity – we are
fair game. When they are faced, however, with an adversary
who is well trained and versed in the terrorists’ own
tactics, and most importantly is willing to fight, most of
these “bullies” will retreat and seek out an easier
target. The techniques provided in this book are the “tools”
that will help you to:
• Spot a terrorist incident before it occurs
• Respond quickly to a terrorist incident
• Survive an attack
As a society,
we must become better prepared to detect and defeat terrorism,
wherever and whenever it rears its ugly head. This book will
help you to stay alert and stay alive through the diligent
practice and incorporation of those techniques in your daily
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Jim Blount is a retired 28-year veteran of the Central Intelligence
Agency. His tenure in the CIA included assignments in the
Office of Counterterrorism and the Office of Security. Additionally,
he served as a senior instructor of firearms, defensive tactics
and law enforcement special operations. Prior to joining the
CIA in 1982, he was a local police officer and had served
in the US Navy.