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Harold E. Varmus

Harold E. Varmus

Writing for PS since 2001
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President of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. From 1993 to 1999 he was Director of the US National Institutes of Health. A Nobel laureate in Medicine (1989).

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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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