By Ron Suskind
From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling writer Ron Suskind comes an remarkable research of ways the United States misplaced its manner and the nation's day-by-day fight to reclaim the ethical authority upon which its survival relies. monitoring down historical revelations and unbelievable desire from the Beltway to the farthest corners of the globe, Suskind offers a stirring and strikingly unique portrait of the post-9/11 world.
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Soon afterward, Gershuni is arrested by the police based on information supplied by Azef, who is a secret informer for the security police. Gershuni is imprisoned, but escapes in 1905 and flees abroad. He dies of tuberculosis in Switzerland in 1908. ” June 16, 1904 Eugen Schauman shoots and kills Nikolai Ivanovich Bobrikov, the czar’s governor-general of Finland, then turns the gun on himself. Schauman, a government clerk, leaves letters saying he is punishing Bobrikov for his crimes as a repressive official.
November 29, 1938 While Corneliu Zelea Codreanu and 17 members of the Iron Guard are being transported from one Romanian prison to another, all are killed, apparently by order of Romania’s king. September 21, 1939 Members of the Iron Guard assassinate the new Romanian prime minister, Armand Calinescu, to avenge the death of Corneliu Zelea Codreanu. November 8, 1939 Hitler narrowly escapes an assassination attempt while celebrating the sixteenth anniversary of the Beer Hall Putsch. 32 CHRONOLOGIES OF MODERN TERRORISM 1940 The Lehi, a terrorist group, is founded by Zionist leader Avraham Stern in British Palestine.
From this point on, the movement grows increasingly militant in its opposition to the Vietnam War, employing such tactics as demonstrations and occupation of administration buildings on college campuses. February 21, 1965 African-American activist Malcolm X is assassinated in New York City in a dispute between Black Muslim groups. Malcolm was an important leader in the Nation of Islam movement, but broke away from it, becoming more radical politically. He emphasized the need for African-Americans to gain control of their own destiny.
The Way of the World: A Story of Truth and Hope in an Age of Extremism by Ron Suskind