The terrorist attacks of September 11th and more recent atrocities in Russia, Indonesia and Kenya have demonstrated that terrorism now poses the most dangerous threat to stability, democracy and prosperity around the world.
This major new book examines how the world has reacted to, and been affected by, the attacks on September 11th, ensuing war in Afghanistan and President George W. Bush's declaration of a 'war on terror' as the 'first war of the 21st century'. The contributions by distinguished specialists in the field examine the domestic implications of terrorism and counter terrorist initiatives across the world.
Few books can boast the quality and range of the contributions to this volume, which locate the war on terror in a truly global and intellectual context.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 726 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 21 mm
-Robert H. Donaldson, University of Tulsa
"An excellent, comprehensive survey of the importance of 9/11 for world politics which will interest specialists and general readers alike."
-Andrew Linklater, University of Wales, Aberystwyth
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