The Impact of 9/11 on Politics And War


Title:                      The Impact of 9/11 on Politics And War

Author:                   Matthew J. Morgan

Morgan, Matthew J. (2009). The Impact of 9/11 on Politics and War. New York: Palgrave MacMillan

LOC:       2008051800

HV6432.7 .I44 2009

Date Posted:      May 3, 2013

“Reflection is one of mankind’s principal tools that aid us in attempts to get it right the next time. Assisting in that reflection is The Impact of 9/11 on Politics and War, the first volume in a six-volume series “The Day that Changed Everything?” from the folks at Palgrave Macmillan. The series editor, Matthew J. Morgan, has expertise as an author and it’s obvious in his editing of this marvelous series. The series captures the thoughts of a number of the leading thinkers of our time regarding the impact of this dramatic attack on various domestic institutions and international and security policies. With contributions from the likes of R. James Woolsey, Jr., and Ambassador Marc Grossman, the book provides an excellent perspective for understanding and applying the lessons from this terrible tragedy.

“After 9/11, the world was confronted with incredible new challenges in politics and war. The essays in this volume explore these challenges with tremendous insights from a variety of perspectives. A great read for anyone interested in the politics of the post-9/11 world.”–Dr. Hans Blix, Chair of the WMD Commission and Author of Disarming Iraq

“The distinguished group of authors featured in this volume sets out a full, fascinating, and multifaceted interdisciplinary assessment of what we have learned about ‘The Day that Changed Everything.’ Whatever your view of the implications of that day, be prepared to have your assumptions challenged.”–From the Foreword by former CIA Director James Woolsey

“An excellent collection of new perspectives for understanding and undertaking measures to apply the lessons from that terrible tragedy.”–John F. Lehman, Chairman, J.F. Lehman & Company, Member, National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (9-11 Commission)

“This fine collection of essays by well-chosen experts provides surprisingly conceptual analyses from often divergent perspectives. All in all, the volume represents an important contribution to our understanding the impact of 9/11 on national and international politics, and does it in a crisp, readable fashion.”–Robert L. Gallucci, Dean, Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

The following is the book review from books.google.com.

The Impact of 9/11 on Politics and War is the first volume of the six-volume series The Day that Changed Everything? edited by Matthew J. Morgan. The series brings together from a broad spectrum of disciplines the leading thinkers of our time to reflect on one of the most significant events of our time. With a foreword by former DCI R. James Woolsey, the volume’s contributors include former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Ambassador Marc Grossman, former Afghan Minister of Interior Ali Jalali, and leading scholars Rohan Gunaratna, Bruno Frey, Jerrold Post, Stephen Cimbala, and others

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