The Thistle and the Drone

The Thistle and the Drone

How America's War on Terror Became A Global War on Tribal Islam

eBook - 2013
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In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, the United States declared war on terrorism. Morethan ten years later, the results are decidedly mixed. Here world-renowned author, diplomat, and scholar Akbar Ahmed reveals an important yet largely ignored result ofthis war: in many nations it has exacerbated the already broken relationship between central governments and the largely rural Muslim tribal societies on the peripheries of both Muslim and non-Muslim nations. The center and the periphery are engaged in a mutually destructive civil war across the globe, a conflict that has been intensified by the w.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780815723790
0815723792
9780815723783
0815723784
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 440 pages) : illustrations, maps

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