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Allen Frances

Allen Frances

Writing for PS since 2011
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Allen Frances, Professor of Psychiatry at Duke University, was Chair of the American Psychiatric Association’s DSM-IV Task Force. He is the author of Saving Normal.

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    The Terrorism Paradox

    Robert Skidelsky

    As the number of deaths from terrorism in Western Europe declines, public alarm about terrorist attacks grows. But citizens should stay calm and not give governments the tools they increasingly demand to win the “battle” against terrorism, crime, or any other technically avoidable misfortune that life throws up.

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