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America the Vulnerable

Stephen Flynn

America the Vulnerable

How Our Government is Failing to Protect Us From Terrorism

by Stephen Flynn

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Diane Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nonfiction / Politics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10859741M
    ISBN 100756794579
    ISBN 109780756794576

    To be Nobody is to be considered disposable. He goes into great detail on the numerous vulnerabilities the USA faces, especially with cyber attacks. I make no effort in the book to avoid sharing the racist vile responses that I received, and engage my own personal trauma as the target of so much white racism. He is most convincing in arguing the risks of a "silver bullet approach," the assumption that a single innovation will solve a particular security problem. He, too, offered a good list of recommendations. To be Nobody is to be vulnerable.

    The majority of the white responses were vile, despicable and unconscionable. Mark Clayton is a Monitor staff writer. White people possess white privilege or white immunity from racial disease. The author mitigates the difficult material by bringing humanity, empathy, and hope to each page. Working in the legal industry, I found it most interesting how he pointed out law firms that deal with intellectual property are preferred targets for cyber attacks because security is often undermined by attorneys. George Yancy is professor of philosophy at Emory University and the author, editor and co-editor of over 18 books.

    When these women find the courage to speak up, Yeung reveals, they are too often met by apathetic bosses and underresourced government agencies. The logic of the 13th amendment to the US constitution made involuntary servitude unconstitutional and yet white power was preserved through the criminalization of black people. In recent years, thousands of Americans have died at the hands of law enforcement, a reality made even more shameful when we consider how many of these victims were young, poor, mentally ill, Black, or unarmed. I am a sexist. What is missing from the book is the same thing that's missing from so many in this genre: a more in-depth discussion of the likelihood or probability of the attacks that he lists as possible.


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America the Vulnerable book

To be Nobody is to be considered disposable. White America, all Americans, must witness the vileness. To be Nobody is to be vulnerable. An obsession with free-market logic and culture has led the political class to craft policies that promote private interests over the public good.

The Chinese, for example, have an estimated 30, cyberspies working for the government. How does Backlash take up that response, and take forward the argument of Dear White America?

That would be ridiculous.

Is white America ready to confront its racism? Philosopher George Yancy says we need a 'crisis'

They became so obsessed and defensive that they failed or refused to bear witness to the ethical thrust of my public disclosure. Office parks in Southern California under cover of night. Pinterest George Yancy. Spinak,Edward Ross Aranow Clinical Professor of Law, Columbia University ""Poverty is here painted as an industry that, like the defense industry, has an iron triangle.

The book is definitely worth reading. In the most basic sense, all of us are vulnerable; to be human is to be susceptible to misfortune, violence, illness, and death.

America the Vulnerable

Intentions in any medium are always very challenging to discern. Counterfeit computer chips have found their way into our fighter aircraft; the Chinese stole a new radar system that the navy spent billions to develop; our own soldiers used intentionally corrupted thumb drives to download classified intel from laptops in Iraq.

And yet we should be paying attention. Hatcher shows that a shocking amount of money is going to profit private businesses. What he describes is a nation that has, unwittingly, created for itself a digital "glass house" in which virtually all data belonging to individuals, companies, and government can be gotten at one way or the other — by hook or crook, friend or foe.

Whether it's cyber spying, identity theft, or cyber sabotage, the drum beat of computer threats has become standard fare in articles, books, and movies. The book is an outgrowth of a post-racial America that was always a lie. Related stories. Unlike other forms of difference, class creates the material conditions and relations through which racism, sexism, and other forms of oppression are produced, sustained, and lived.

To be Nobody is to be abandoned by the State. And it asks the white reader to linger, to touch the truth about their whiteness and its complicity with that trauma. To that end, it does a good job of exposing what many in America seem to suspect, if try to forget, that we have a wide open door and not much of a guard dog to protect us.

While media coverage and global activism have turned these individuals into household names, they are not, sadly, exceptional. The role of government, however, is to offer forms of protection that enhance our lives and shield our bodies from foreseeable and preventable dangers.

It was interesting that he also mentioned about the power grid being taken down long term by a coordinated physical attack on the US power generators that are only manufactured in India and China.America the Vulnerable: How Our Government Is Failing to Protect Us from Terrorism by Stephen Flynn starting at $ America the Vulnerable: How Our Government Is Failing to Protect Us from Terrorism has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

AMERICA THE VULNERABLE: Inside the New Threat Matrix of Digital Espionage, Crime, and Warfare User Review - Kirkus. A former National Counterintelligence Executive for the NSA writes that the United States is right now being infiltrated by online spies, thieves and virtual atlasbowling.com that may sound dire—and it Read full review/5(5).

In a Day’s Work shows that in fact we are in control of what happens next: With vigorous reporting, we can parlay the momentum of #MeToo into real systemic change. To do that, it is urgently necessary to support the efforts of America’s most vulnerable workers. Oct 13,  · Read "America the Vulnerable Struggling to Secure the Homeland" by Stephen Flynn available from Rakuten Kobo.

In this powerful and urgently needed call to action, national security expert Stephen Flynn offers a startling portrait Brand: Harpercollins E-Books. "America the Vulnerable offers an expert’s keen insight into the netherworld of cyberrisk.

Rich in facts, stories, and analysis, the book is a clarion call for more effective cyberpolicies and practices in both the government and private sector. America should take heed." — Ambassador Henry A. Crumpton, author of The Art of Intelligence. Jul 01,  · America the Vulnerable offers valuable insight into the ongoing exposure of our nation to catastrophic terrorist attacks and the struggle to reduce its myriad vulnerabilities.

The book is suitable.