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Terrorism

  • By: David Martin Jones
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

As the 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., in 2001 demonstrated, the carefully coordinated terrorist act can be extremely effective in throwing a superpower off balance. The increased interconnectedness, but limited integration, of the post–Cold War order ...

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