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Counter-Terrorism in the Post-9/11 Era: Successes, Failures and Lessons Learnt


Terrorism and counter-terrorism represent enduringly and globally important phenomena, and the mutually shaping relationship between non-state terrorism and state counter-terrorism continues to influence world politics. Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism brings together leading scholars in the field to analyse this relationship, and to do so in distinctive manner. The book sustainedly assesses the interaction of terrorism and counter-terrorism through drawing on a range of academic disciplines in dialogue with one another. It addresses the dynamics of counter-terrorism more interrogatively and concentratedly than is common in much of the scholarly literature, and it highlights a theme that is all too rarely considered in the field: namely, the shared and mutually-echoing failings and illusions involved in the politics of terrorism and counter-terrorism alike.

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Singh, Rashmi. 2016. "Counter-Terrorism in the Post-9/11 Era: Successes, Failures and Lessons Learnt." In Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism, ed. Richard English. Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/illusions-of-terrorism-and-counter-terrorism-9780197265901?cc=br&lang=en&#

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