Thursday, December 11, 2008

After Mumbai: Terrorism And Recession

Forbes.com asked Middle East expert Gilles Kepel--whose new book, Beyond Terror And Martyrdom, examines the future of relations between Islam and the West--about the attacks on Mumbai and what to expect from the economic crisis.

The recent siege brought terrorism to the doorstep of India's affluent and struck at the symbols of their prosperity. India's expanding elite, which has felt somewhat insulated from the heat, traffic, sporadic electricity outages and overall commotion in this fast-paced city, suddenly felt vulnerable.

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disaster preparation said...

Very interesting article. You never really think about the recession and terrorism.