Buda's Wagon

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    In this provocative history, Mike Davis traces the car bomb's worldwide use and development, in the process exposing the role of state intelligence agencies-particularly those of the United States, Israel, India, and Pakistan-in globalizing urban terrorist techniques. Davis argues that it is the incessant impact of car bombs, rather than the more apocalyptic threats of nuclear or bio-terrorism, that is changing cities and urban lifestyles, as privileged centers of power increasingly surround themselves with 'rings of steel' against a weapon that nevertheless seems impossible to defeat.

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    Number of Pages: 228
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781784786632
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    Listed in: Specific events & topics, Terrorist attack, Weapons & equipment
    Publisher: Verso Books

    Books by Mike Davis

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