An investigation of the assessment of threat
Dennis, Chadwick Hunter
Peterson, C. A.
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This timely work concerns itself with a methodological investigation of the complex phenomenon of threat assessment at the Defense Department level. Through the device of propaedeutic and heuristic discussion the controversial aura surrounding present day threat assessment is explored. Several methods that have been or might possibly be used to assess threat are outlined. The paper concludes with the optimistic range remark that with further effort a pragmatic and reproducible method of assessing threats to this nation should be forthcoming.
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