How Did This Happen? Terrorism and the New War

September 10, 2003

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November 15, 2001 - In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11, one question has been on everyone ’s mind: “How did this happen?” This book seeks to answer this question in all its critical aspects— the motives and actions of the terrorists, the status of the U.S. Military, the context of the Middle East, bioterrorism, airport security, diplomatic pressures— and to provide readers with perspective, information, and sound interpretation. The editors of Foreign Affairs (www.foreignaffairs.org) have brought together noted experts whose insights make the events of that terrible day more understandable, even as we steel ourselves for the conflicts ahead.

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Fouad Ajami
Michael Scott Doran
Michael Mandelbaum
Karen Armstrong
Greg Easterbrook
Rajan Menon
Martin N. Baily
Stephen E. Flynn
Joseph S. Nye, Jr.
Milton Bearden
Laurie Garrett
William J. Perry
Samuel R. Berger
F. Gregory Gause III
Mona Sutphen
Richard K. Betts
Brian M. Jenkins
William F. Wechsler
Richard Butler
Walter Laqueur
Alan Wolfe
Wesley K. Clark
Anatol Lieven
Fareed Zakaria

JAMES F. HOGE, JR., is the editor of Foreign Affairs and was previously publisher of the New York Daily News and editor and publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times. GIDEON ROSE the managing editor of Foreign Affairs, has served on the staff of the National Security Council and has taught at Princeton and Columbia universities.

For further information, please contact Gene Taft at 212/397-6666 x234 or gene.taft@perseusbooks.com

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(November 18, 2001; $14.00 trade paperback; 352 pages; ISBN 1-58648-130-4)

 


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