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How Did This Happen? : Terrorism And The New War - James F. Hoge, Jr.

How Did This Happen?

Terrorism And The New War

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Published: 10th December 2001
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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 ahead.

Introduction
The Organization Men: Anatomy of a Terrorist Attackp. 1
The Uneasy Imperium: Pax Americana in the Middle Eastp. 15
Somebody Else's Civil War: Ideology, Rage, and the Assault on Americap. 31
Was It Inevitable?: Islam Through Historyp. 53
Left, Right, and Beyond: The Changing Face of Terrorp. 71
Graveyard of Empires: Afghanistan's Treacherous Peaksp. 83
The Restless Region: The Brittle States of Central and South Asiap. 97
The Kingdom in the Middle: Saudi Arabia's Double Gamep. 109
Commandeering the Palestinian Cause: Bin Laden's Belated Concernp. 123
Strangling the Hydra: Targeting Al Qaeda's Financesp. 129
Intelligence Test: The Limits of Preventionp. 145
The All-Too-Friendly Skies: Security as an Afterthoughtp. 163
The Unguarded Homeland: A Study in Malign Neglectp. 183
Government's Challenge: Getting Serious About Terrorismp. 199
Germ Wars: The Biological Threat from Abroadp. 211
Countering Bioterrorism: Who's in Charge?p. 217
The New Security Mantra: Prevention, Deterrence, Defencep. 225
Waging the New War: What's Next for the U.S. Armed Forcesp. 241
Diplomacy in Wartime: New Priorities and Alignmentsp. 255
Stirred but not Shaken: The Economic Repercussionsp. 269
The Home Front: American Society Responds to the New Warp. 283
The Cold War is Finally Over: The True Significance of the Attacksp. 295
The Return of History: What September 11 Hath Wroughtp. 307
Acknowledgmentsp. 319
Contributorsp. 321
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ISBN: 9781586481308
ISBN-10: 1586481304
Series: Publicaffairs Reports
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 10th December 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.03 x 13.97  x 2.34
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1