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The heavyweight guide to Ukraine
War, globalisation, nationalism, revolution: Fred Halliday illuminates the forces shaping 21st-century world politics
Terrorism is the defining issue of the post 9/11 world. It is also one of the most confusing and contested words in the political lexicon. The route to understanding, says Fred Halliday, is through making connections: between past and present, state and insurgent violence, nationalist and religious movements.