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"The war on terrorism is the first political growth industry of the new Millennium." So begins Jim Bovard's newest and, in some ways, most provocative book as he casts yet another jaundiced eye on Washington and the motives behind protecting "the homeland" and prosecuting a wildly unpopular war with Iraq. For James Bovard, as always, it all comes down to a trampling of personal liberty and an end to privacy as we know it. From airport security follies that protect no one to increased surveillance of individuals and skyrocketing numbers of detainees, the war on terrorism is taking a toll on individual liberty and no one tells the whole grisly story better than Bovard.

About the Author

James Bovard has written for The Wall Street Journal, Playboy, the American Spectator, The New York Times, Reader's Digest, The New Republic, The Washington Post and Newsweek. He is one of Washington's most controversial journalists.

Table of Contents

Introduction * The First American War on Terrorism * Blundering to 9/11 * Patriot Railroad: Safety through Servility * Plunder and Proclaim Victory * Racking up the Numbers * Salvation through Surveillance * Groping to Safety * License for Tyranny * State Terrorism and Moral Clarity * The Drugs-Terrorism Charade * The Israeli Model for Fighting Terrorism * Iraq and the War on Terrorism * Bastardizing Freedom * A Few Steps to Protect America * Conclusion

Product Details

ISBN:
9781403966827
Author:
Bovard, James
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan Trade
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights
Subject:
POL037000
Subject:
Political Freedom
Subject:
Security/Civil Rights
Subject:
Politics - General
Subject:
Civil Rights
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9.28 x 6.12 x 1.185 in

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