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Surviving the End: A Practical Guide for Everyday Americans in the Age of Terror

Wed, Mar 11, 2015, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

You are cordially invited to a book lecture for 

Surviving the End:
A Practical Guide for Everyday Americans in the Age of Terror

with author
James Jay Carafano
Vice President of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation
Professor at IWP

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20036 
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Wednesday, March 11
4:30 PM


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Surviving the EndAbout the book

Bioterrorism. Dirty bombs. Electromagnetic pulse attacks. Threats with the power to annihilate our way of life constantly hang over Americans’ heads. But you don’t have to dig yourself a bunker to make it through the worst.

Terrorism expert and former Army Lt. Colonel James Jay Carafano has created the guide for everyday Americans to weather the harshest storms. Surviving the End is a disaster preparation book for average Americans, outlining practical, achievable, common-sense skills and precautions that anyone can take to prepare for the next big disaster. You don’t have to have a cellar full of canned goods or battlefield combat training to follow Carafano’s recommendations. Surviving the End covers situations from natural disasters to global warfare with a down-to-earth style that average families can relate to and learn from.

With advice that could be applied to personal emergencies as well as national emergencies, the tips and tricks Carafano shares aren’t just for doomsday, they’re for every day.

Carafano 185x185About the author

James Jay Carafano, Heritage Foundation’s leading expert on national security and foreign policy challenges, is an accomplished historian, author and teacher. Carafano is adjunct professor at Georgetown University and the Institute of World Politics and has served as a visiting professor at National Defense University, assistant professor at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., director of military studies at the Army’s Center of Military History, and fleet professor at the U.S. Naval War College.