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The Lessons of Terror : A History of Warfare Against Civilians
The Lessons of Terror A History of Warfare Against Civilians
Author: Caleb Carr
Military historian Caleb Carr’s groundbreaking work anticipated America’s current debates on preemptive military action against terrorist sponsor states, reorganization of the American intelligence system, and the treatment of terrorists as soldiers in supranational armies rather than as criminals. Carr’s authoritative explorat...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780375760747
ISBN-10: 0375760741
Publication Date: 3/11/2003
Pages: 320
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Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
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Caleb Carr makes a case that the war on terrorism itself has become a form of terrorism for many people throughout the world, including within the United States.

Fighting terror with terror is not consistent with the American core values, Carr claims.

Some of his examples are almost terrifying. As they aught to be. The book is certainly worth reading.
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