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Why we're losing the war on terror

Author: Paul Rogers
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The war on terror is a lost cause. As the war heads towards its second decade, American security policy is in disarray - the Iraq War is a disaster, Afghanistan is deeply insecure and the al-Qaida movement remains as potent as ever with new generations of leaders coming to the fore. Well over 100,000 civilians have died in Iraq and Afghanistan, many tens of thousands have been detained without trial, and torture,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Rogers
ISBN: 9780745641966 0745641962 9780745641973 0745641970
OCLC Number: 182734181
Description: xi, 177 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The political context --
The US military posture --
Oil and the war on terror --
From Kabul to Baghdad --
Baghdad and beyond --
Towards the long war --
Sustainable security.
Responsibility: Paul Rogers.

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The war on terror is a lost cause. As the war heads towards its second decade, American security policy is in disarray - the Iraq War is a disaster, Afghanistan is deeply insecure and the al-Qaida  Read more...
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"Analysis and perception is provided admirably by Paul Rogers' short, punchy book. Perhaps surprisingly, given the disastrous situation he is describing, Rogers sees reasons to hope amid the carnage Read more...

 
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