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  • 9/11 Has Made The World a Xenophobic Place

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    For me the twin towers were a distant reality, almost a myth. There was dream shared by us middle class Indians of being there someday, of being part of the select group of global movers and shakers. Don’t be surprised if you see posters of western skylines around coaching classes […]

  • 9-11 and the Political Use of Fear

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    Of all the myriad consequences of September 11, 2001, among the most distasteful was the jolt of fear it gave to the American body politic. For years thereafter, politicians would regularly act with the understanding that my being more fearful was in their interest. Even though the majority of the […]

  • 9/11 Didn’t Change The World, Wars Did

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    The attacks of September 11th, 2001 did not result in an immediate substantive alteration to the lives of most people in the world. It is difficult to find something positive to say about the following years of harsh reaction to this event; years which have brought far greater changes to […]