A History of the World Since 9/11: Disaster, Deception, and Destruction in the War on Terror
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These are not merely random disasters from an otherwise effective war. A History of the World Since 9/11shows us just why, a decade after the horrifying attacks on New York and Washington, we are no closer towinning the war on terror than we were on September 10, 2001. We failed to find Osama bin Laden or quellextremism. We sparked civil wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Around the world, innocents were incarcerated,tortured, and murdered-all in the name of justice.
Acclaimed author and journalist Dominic Streatfeild traveled across the world for years in pursuit ofanswers for this stunning collapse of international law. The results of his search form the most fully realized study of the war on terror yet written. Piercing reportage blends with sobering human drama, woven into eight narratives of how our world went wrong after 9/11.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gmicksmith - LibraryThing
Ultimately, this is a naysayer type of book about the war against terrorism, although Streatfeild has taken a different tack than most commentators. There are analyses of the collapse of Iraq, there ... Read full review
A History of the World Since 9/11: Disaster, Deception, and Destruction in the War on TerrorUser Review - Karl Helicher - Book Verdict
The dark legacy of 9/11 includes thousands of deaths in Afghanistan and Iraq, global instability, and the United States' diminished international reputation, writes British journalist Streatfeild ... Read full review