Atomic Obsession: Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al-Qaeda

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Following 9/11, Americans were swept up in a near hysteria-level fear of terrorists, especially of Islamic extremists working domestically. The government and media reports stoked fears that people living in the US have the desire and means to wreak extreme havoc and destruction. Early reports estimated slightly more than 300 al Qaeda operatives living in the United States. It wasn't long before this number became 2,000 or 5,000 domestic terrorists. As these estimates snowballed, so did spending on federal counterterrorism ...

Atomic Obsession: Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al-Qaeda 2012, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199837090

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Atomic Obsession: Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al-Qaeda 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195381368

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