n African Security Review - Surprise, security and the American experience, John Lewis Gaddis : book review
|Article Title||Surprise, security and the American experience, John Lewis Gaddis : book review|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||African Security Review|
|Publication Date||Jan 2004|
|Pages||109 - 111|
Extracted from text ... URPRISE, SECURITY AND THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE JOHN LEWIS GADDIS Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2004 This short volume of essays is based on a series of lectures delivered in 2002 by John Lewis Gaddis, Professor of History and Political Science at Yale University, and noted authority on the history of the Cold War. Taking as his point of departure the terrorist attack of 11 September 2001 on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon (9/11 as it has become known), he argues that, as in the case of other surprise assaults on the USA, this event led to a ..
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