Blind Spot

The Secret History of American Counterterrorism

By Tim Naftali
(Basic Books, Hardcover, 9780465092819, 416pp.)

Publication Date: May 2005

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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This damning history of America’s counterterrorism efforts since World War II—including missed opportunities and lessons unlearned that led to 9/11—reveals why liberal democracies are ineffective at stopping terrorism

About the Author

Timothy Naftali is Associate Professor and Director of the Presidential Recordings Program and Kremlin Decision-Making Project at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

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