How Did This Happen?

How Did This Happen? : Terrorism And The New War

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In the aftermath of the terrorist attack on September 11, one question has been on everyone's mind: "How did this happen?" This book seeks to answer this question in all its critical aspects- the motives and actions of the terrorists, the status of the U.S. military, the context of the Middle East, bioterrorism, airport security, diplomatic pressures- and to provide readers with perspective, information, and sound interpretation. The editors of Foreign Affairs have brought together noted experts whose insights make the events of that terrible day more understandable, even as we steel ourselves for the conflicts more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 137.16 x 210.82 x 25.4mm | 408.23g
  • PublicAffairs,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 1586481304
  • 9781586481308
  • 1,853,104

About Jr. James F. Hoge

James F. Hoge, Jr., is the editor of Foreign Affairs and was previously publisher of the New York Daily News and editor and publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times.Gideon Rose, the managing editor of Foreign Affairs, has served on the staff of the National Security Council and has taught at Princeton and Columbia more

Table of contents

* Introduction James F. Hoge, Jr., and Gideon Rose * The Organization Men: Anatomy of a Terrorist Attack Brian M. Jenkins * The Uneasy Imperium: Pax Americana in the Middle East Fouad Ajami * Somebody Else's Civil War: Ideology, Rage, and the Assault on America Michael Scott Doran * Was It Inevitable? Islam Through History Karen Armstrong * Left, Right, and Beyond: Changing the Face of Terror Walter Laqueur * Graveyard of Empires: Afghanistan's Treacherous Peaks Milton Bearden * The Restless Region: The Brittle States of Central and South Asia Rajan Menon * The Kingdom in the Middle: Saudi Arabia's Double Game F. Gregory Gause III * Commandeering the Palestinian Cause: Bin Laden's Belated Concern Samuel R. Berger and Mona Sutphen * Strangling the Hydra: Targeting the Al Qaeda's Finances William F. Wechsler * Intelligence Test: The Limits of Perversion Richard K. Betts * The All-Too Friendly Skies: Security as an Afterthought Gregg Easterbrook * The Unguarded Homeland: A Study in Malign Neglect Stephen E. Flynn * Government's Challenge: Getting Serious About Terrorism Joseph S. Nye, Jr. * Germ Wars: The Biological Threat from Abroad Richard Butler * Countering Bioterrorism: Whos in Charge? Laurie Garrett * The New Security Mantra: Prevention, Deterrence, Defense William J. Perry * Waging the New War: Whats Next for the U.S. Armed Forces? Wesley K. Clark * Diplomacy in Wartime: New Priorities and Alignments Michael Mandelbaum * Stirred but Not Shaken: The Economic Repercussions Martin N. Baily * The Home Front: American Society Responds to the New War Alan Wolfe * The Cold War is Finally Over: The True Significance of the Attacks Anatol Lieven * The Return of History: What September 11 Hath Wrought Fareed Zakariashow more

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