TITLE

What's your definition of terrorism?

AUTHOR(S)
Sardar, Ziauddin
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
New Statesman;4/16/2007, Vol. 136 Issue 4840, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the war on terrorism, noting the fear that such a war inspires. The war on terror is blamed for the reduction of civil rights in otherwise democratic countries. He argues that the war on terror has eroded the line between right and wrong. The author examines the problem of state-sponsored terrorism.
ACCESSION #
24654325

 

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