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Why We're Losing the War on Terror

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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 b ...more
Paperback, 177 pages
Published December 1st 2007 by Polity Press
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I enjoyed this book because of the unique perspective of the author and his writing style was very impartial. The first chapter was a bit difficult to get through because it was filled with historical information and time jumps but once I pushed through the book was definitely interesting. I particularly liked how chapters were told from both the US perspective and the suggested perspective of Al-Qaida. Most books discussing the war in Iraq or the war on terror focus on the importance of oil and ...more
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Paul Rogers is Professor of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford and Global Security Consultant with Oxford Research Group (ORG). He has worked in the field of international security, arms control and political violence for over 30 years. He lectures at universities and defence colleges in several countri
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