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Peter van Walsum

Peter van Walsum

Writing for PS since 2002
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Represented the Netherlands on the UN Security Council in 1999 and 2000. During that time he was chairman of the Iraq sanctions committee.

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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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