Decade of Fear

Decade of Fear Decade Of Fear Is A Darkly Entertaining Journey Through The Complicated, Often Bizarre World Of National Security Since 9 11 On That Night, Toronto Star Journalist Michelle Shephard Watched The Remains Of New York S World Trade Center Fall From The Sky, Wondering What Much Of The World Was Asking Why So Began A Ten Year Search For Answers That Took Her Through The Streets Of Mogadishu And Karachi, Into The Mountains Of Waziristan And Behind The Wire Of Guantanamo Bay Two Dozen Times.Shephard Conducted Hundreds Of Interviews Worldwide, And With Sharp Insight And An Appreciation For The Absurd, She Weaves Together Stories Of Warlords, Presidents, Spies, Grieving Widows And Global Terrorists, To Describe The Historic Decade Where Often The West S Solutions For Terrorism Only Served To Exacerbate The Problem She Cruises With Former CIA Bosses, Runs Alongside Protestors In The Streets Of Sanaa To Escape Fire From Yemen S Security Services During Experience The Arab Spring, Meets Victims Of Terrorism Who Leave Her Devastated, And Earns Enough Stamps On Her Gitmo Starbucks Card For A Free Latte Gripping, Heartbreaking And Infuriating, Decade Of Fear Broadens Our Understanding Of A Decade That Was All Too Often Described Through Panicked Rhetoric. Another book I got via first read giveaway I really enjoyed this one Michelle Shephard writes on a lot of the details that get lost in the headlines I don t really know what to say other than that this book is highly entertaining and highly educational I like to think I generally follow the news, not avidly but generally, and this book was full of stuff I knew little or nothing of and cleared up the details on a lot of stories issues that the media seems to have put in to far less nuanced te Another book I got via first read giveaway I really enjoyed this one Michelle Shephard writes on a lot of the details that get lost in the headlines I don t really know what to sa
This was a Book Club pick for February 2012 and I was not looking forward to reading it I do enjoy non fiction books, but not necessarily politically themed ones Michelle Shephard is a gifted writer She takes us to the heart of the issue of the origins of terrorism and it is interesting what she does not discuss Iraq or Afghanistan We go deep into Yemen, Somalia, Toronto and Guantanimo Bay I had difficulty keeping people straight, but felt that was my cultural background and my own challen This was a Book Club pick for February 2012 and I was not looking forward to reading it I do enjoy non fiction books, but not necessarily politically themed ones Michelle Shephard is a gifted writer She takes us to the heart of the issue of the origins of terrorism and it is interesting what she does not discuss Iraq or Afghanistan We go deep into Yemen, Somalia, Toronto and Guantanimo Bay I had difficulty keeping people straight, but felt that was my cultural backg
So far I am absolutely loving this book I hate when I have to put it downI know it was probably a very difficult book to write..but I think that Michelle Shepard did an awesome job I hope to be done with it soonI will definitely
This is a good book to read slowly The chapters on Pakistan and Yemen are very complex and involve many different people, groups, and events It is easy to get lost even the author admits that she doesn t fully understand the political atmosphere of Pakistan However, I have a list of books on my shelf to get to and I didn t give this one the time
A decent book on the ten years since 9 11 through the eyes of a Canadian national security reporter Shephard s book is not a heavy read, though it is at times depressing While never really delving too deep into policies or problems, it is a good overview of what has happened in many parts of the world since 9 11, especia
Decade of Fear is yet another book that I won from goodreads This non fiction work by Canadian journalist Michelle Shephard travels the globe from NYC to Pakistan to Guantanamo and places in between The focus if the book is th
What a read Haha. Okay I wrote it so have to say that Thanks for all the kind reviews Was very cathartic to write sadly there may be a sequel coming. THought provoking.

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  • Hardcover
  • 255 pages
  • Decade of Fear
  • Michelle Shephard
  • English
  • 15 September 2017
  • 155365658X