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The Lesser Evil 2003

Michael Ignatieff

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Ignatieff traces the modern history of terrorism and counter-terrorism, from the nihilists of Czarist Russia and the militias of Weimar Germany to the IRA and the unprecedented menace of Al Qaeda, with its suicidal agents bent on mass destruction. He shows how the most potent response to terror has been force, decisive and direct, but—just as important—restrained.

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OnlinePrinceton University Press2004
OriginalPrinceton University Press2004
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Templeton Press