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By Derek Gregory

During this strong and passionate critique of the 'war on terror' in Afghanistan and its extensions into Palestine and Iraq, Derek Gregory lines the lengthy background of British and American involvements within the heart East and indicates how colonial energy keeps to forged lengthy shadows over our personal present.

  • Argues the assaults at the global exchange middle and the Pentagon on September eleven activated a sequence of political and cultural responses that have been profoundly colonial in nature.
  • The first research of the “war on terror” to attach occasions in Afghanistan, Palestine, and Iraq.
  • Traces the connections among geopolitics and the lives of standard people.
  • Richly illustrated and full of empirical detail.

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