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Celso Lafer

Celso Lafer

Writing for PS since 2004
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Celso Lafer, Brazil's Foreign Minister in 1992 and 2001-2002 and Minister of Development, Industry, and Trade in 1999, is now Professor of Law at the University of São Paulo.

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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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