August 2002 · 200 pages
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This book looks into important policy considerations that confront a democratic state when trying to combat terrorism. A distinguished group of authors, including Walter LaFeber, Richard K. Betts, Ruth Wedgwood, and Robert Jervis, contribute authoritative insights toward explaining the causes and consequences of the terrorist attacks on September 11.
Part I: Introduction
September 11: An Overview
Demetrios James Caraley and Alexander A. Cooley
Part II: The Attacks
The Post September 11 Debate Over Empire, Globalization, and Fragmentation
The Soft Underbelly of American Primacy: Tactical Advantages of Terror
The Pragmatic Fanaticism of al Qaeda: An Anatomy of Extremism in Middle Eastern Politics
Part III: The Axis of Evil
North Korea's Weapons of Mass Destruction: Badges, Shields or Swords?
Victor D. Cha
U.S. Policy Toward Iraq Since Desert Storm
CIA's Strategic Intelligence in Iraq
Richard L. Russell
Contradictions in Iranian and Indonesian Politics
Part IV: Looking to the Future
Al Qaeda, Military Commissions, and American Self-Defense
An Interim Assessment of September 11: What Has Changed and What Has Not?
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