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Chasing PhantomsReality, Imagination, and Homeland Security Since 9/11$

Michael Barkun

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780807834701

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807877692_barkun

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(p.181) Index

(p.181) Index

Source:
Chasing Phantoms
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
Abdulmutallab, Umar Farouk, 146
Advisory Panel to Assess Domestic Response Capabilities. See Gilmore Commission
AIDS. See HIV/AIDS
All-hazards planning, 60–63
Al-Qaeda, 12, 16, 49, 127–30, 147
Altman, Robert, 73
Amoss, Ulius Louis, 128
Anthrax
letters, ix, 150, 165 (n. 11)
Atta, Mohammed, 16
Aum Shinrikyo, 4, 33, 139;
scientists in, 77–78
Beam, Louis, 128
Beck, Ulrich, 25, 99–100, 121–22
Benet, Stephen Vincent: “By the Waters of Babylon,” 75
Bin Laden, Osama: cave of, 77
Biometrics, 38–39
Blanco, Kathleen, 58
Bond, James, 76
Bruey, Judith L., 114
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, 145
Bush, George W., 47
Bybee, Jay S., 47
Catastrophic Incident Annex, 57–59
Chertoff, Michael, 44, 51, 82, 89, 109, 148–49
CIA, 48–49, 89, 141
Civil defense, 61
Clarke, Lee, 57
Clarke, Richard A., 112
Closed-circuit television (CCTV), 5, 45–46, 53
Cohen, Stanley, 96–100, 103, 104, 106, 110, 134;
Folk Devils and Moral Panics, 96, 99, 103
Cole, Thomas, 74–75
Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Proliferation and Terrorism, x
Conspiracy theories, 10, 71–73
Convention Against Torture, 47
Corwin, Edward S., 143–44
Dangers, 120
Department of Homeland Security: mission statement, 62;
and border control, 83;
establishment of, 107;
priorities of, 131;
(p.182) new campus of, 141;
and border barrier, 148
Director of National Intelligence, 127, 146
Disasters: anthropogenic, 20–22;
natural, 21–22;
“disaster obsessions,” 29–33;
as construct, 33–35
Disease fears, 85–88
Disenchantment of the world, 13–18, 92–93
Earth First!, 114
Earth Liberation Front, 114
Environmental terrorism, 114
Erikson, Kai, 87, 89, 110–12
Evil Incarnate (Frankfurter), 97, 101, 103
Experts, 121–22;
on evil, 100, 103, 106, 110, 135
Falwell, Jerry, 70–71
FBI, 145
Fear of terrorism, 123–24
Federal Emergency Management
Agency. See FEMA
Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), 83
Feltus, Edward, 116
FEMA, 56–57, 66, 145
Folk devils, 97–99, 101
Folk Devils and Moral Panics (Cohen), 96, 99, 103
Frankfurter, David, 100–102, 103, 106, 110, 135;
Evil Incarnate, 97, 101, 103
Gilmore Commission, 107
Gray, Colin, 150
Guantanamo Bay, 47–48, 89, 148
Hagee, John, 70
Hart-Rudman Commission, 107
Hayden, Michael, 127
Hazard, 24–25
H5N1 flu, 32
Hirst, Damien, 71
HIV/AIDS, 31, 85–87
Hoffman, Bruce, 129–30
Homeland Security Advisory System, 17, 107–10, 141
Homeland Security Presidential Directives: Directive 5 (HSPD-5), 59–60, 61, 64;
Directive 8 (HSPD-8), 60;
Directive 3 (HSPD-3), 108
H1N1 flu, 149
Humphreys, Margaret, 88
Hunter (Pierce), 115
Hurricane Katrina: role of Michael Brown in response to, 55–56;
role of Michael Chertoff in response to, 56–59;
role of National Response Plan in, 57–59;
consequences of, 66–67
Immigration, 83–85
Immigration and Nationality Act, 83
Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act, 140, 145
Invisibility: intentional, 3–8;
technical, 5;
crowd, 6–8;
functional, 7;
attributed, 8–11;
created, 113
Ivins, Bruce E., 150
Jensen, Richard Bach, 49
Johannesburg Principles, 49
Juergensmeyer, Mark: Terror in the Mind of God, 102
Kaplan, Jeffrey, 129
Kennedy, John F., 111
Kerr, Donald, 51–52
Krar, William J., 114–18
Krugman, Paul, 116
Landscape of fear, 68–69, 138
Lane, Anthony, 74
Lang, Fritz, 75
Lara, Maria Pia, 15
Leaderless Jihad (Sageman), 127–30
Leaderless resistance, 128–29
(p.183) Le Bon, Gustave, 88
Local knowledge, 120–21
Loevinger, Lee, 47
McConnell, Michael, 127
McDavid, Eric, 113–14, 117
Metropolis (film), 75, 76
Mimetic performance, 101
Moral panics, 98–99, 101, 110, 134–36
Mueller, John, 17, 93, 105–6, 135–36
Mumbai, x
Muslims, radicalization of, 146–47
Nagin, Ray, 56, 59
Napolitano, Janet, 141
Narratives: 121;
of centralized control, 124–26, 130–32, 136;
of emergent behavior, 125, 130–32, 136;
as templates, 133–34
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks on the United States. See 9/11 Commission
National Counterterrorism Center, 109, 146
National Intelligence Estimate, 127, 129–30
National Office for Combating Terrorism, 107
National Response Framework, 66
National Response Plan (NRP), 56–57, 59–60. See also Hurricane Katrina
National Security Agency (NSA), 141, 143
National Strategy for Homeland Security, 63–65
Nativism, 83–85
New York City: destruction of, 74–76, 78–79
9/11 attacks, 32, 111
9/11 Commission, 16
NORTH-COM, 109, 141, 145
Northern Command. See NORTH-COM
Orozco, Jose Clemente, 75
Page, Max, 74, 79
Partridge, Christopher, 14
Peters, Pete, 129
Pierce, William: Hunter, 115;
The Turner Diaries, 115
Poison gas, 87
Posner, Richard, 26, 117, 122
Privacy, 52–54
Profiling, 7, 42–43
Proportional policy, 150–53
REAL ID, 43–44, 148–49
Religion and the Decline of Magic (Thomas), 12
Ridge, Tom, 57, 60, 63, 108
Risk, 24–29, 121–22;
amplification of, 27–28
Ritual: in homeland security, 90–91
Robertson, Pat, 70–71
Rumsfeld, Donald, 77
Sageman, Marc, 127–30, 132, 164 (n. 43);
Leaderless Jihad, 127–30;
Understanding Terror Networks, 128
Saniotis, Arthur, 15
SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), 32
Scientist: as film villain, 76
September 11th attacks. See 9/11 attacks
SERE, 48
Shahzad, Faisal, 146
Slovic, Paul, 28
Social cascades, 104
Solzhenitsyn, Alexander, 30
Sontag, Susan, 74, 76
Spectral evidence, 47
Stockhausen, Karlheinz, 71
Stories. See Narratives
Sunstein, Cass, 104
Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape training program. See SERE
(p.184) Tanton, John, 83
Terror in the Mind of God (Juergensmeyer), 102
Thomas, Keith, 12–13;
Religion and the Decline of Magic, 12
Threats, amplification of, 112
Three Mile Island, 104–5
Tomes, Nancy, 82, 85
Torture, 47–49
Transparency, 49–50;
reversal of, 50–51
Turner Diaries, The (Pierce), 115
Understanding Terror Networks (Sageman), 128
USA PATRIOT Act, 140
U.S. Commission on National Security/21st Century. See Hart-Rudman Commission
Victimization, 111
War of the Worlds (Wells), 68–69
Washington Post, 145
Waterboarding, 48
Weapons of mass destruction (WMD), 40, 64;
detection of, 40–42
Weber, Max, 13–18, 92–93