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Eqbal AhmadCritical Outsider in a Turbulent Age$
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Stuart Schaar

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780231171564

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231171564.001.0001

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Critique of U.S. Foreign Policy, the Cold War, and Terrorism

Critique of U.S. Foreign Policy, the Cold War, and Terrorism

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(p.141) 8 Critique of U.S. Foreign Policy, the Cold War, and Terrorism
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Eqbal Ahmad
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Stuart Schaar

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Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231171564.003.0009

Cold War seen from the vantage of its victims in the Third World who were surrogates of the USSR and the US; millions dead in proxy wars; lack of precise definitions of terrorists and terrorism; Good terrorists (allies of the US) vs. bad ones who opposed the West; necessity to define teroirism and see the roots of the problems producing terrorists.

Keywords:   Proxy war, Geopolitics, Militant Islam, Cold War, Terrorism, Third World

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