Terror and Consent: The Wars of the Twenty-First Century
Philip Bobbitt follows his magisterial Shield of Achilles with an equally provocative analysis of the West's struggle against terror. Boldly stating that the primary driver of terrorism is not Islam but the emergence of market states (like the U.S. and the E.U.), Bobbitt warns of an era where weapons of mass destruction will be commodified and the wealthiest societies even more vulnerable to destabilizing, demoralizing terror. Unflinching in his analysis, Bobbitt addresses the deepest themes of history, law and strategy.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sherief - LibraryThing
Bobbitt is surprising and his book is surprisingly nuanced. From any end of the political spectrum, there's much to agree on in this book. Many of the things you think you'll want to disagree with in ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jensenmk82 - LibraryThing
Fundamentally, Bobbitt believes that in the soundness of the morality that underlay the strategy of the bourgeois Western alliance and that defeated fascism and communism in what he considers the ... Read full review