About this book
Now in paperback, this is the definitive account of the conflicts that have erupted since 9/11. It is an essential contribution to understanding the dangerous and unstable 21st century, cutting through the myth and propaganda of all sides, and bringing characters, voices and a sense of place in a gripping narrative. 'The best overview of the 9/11 decade so far in print' "Economist"
On September 11th 2001, in a series of coordinated suicide attacks, terrorists destroyed New York's World Trade Center and a substantial portion of the Pentagon. This book tells the story of a world that changed forever when the hijacked planes flew out of the brilliant blue sky above Manhattan on September 11th.