Terror of performance

Print edition : April 03, 2015

May 1, 2003: U.S. President George W. Bush meets pilots and crew members of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln as they return to the U.S. after being deployed in the Gulf region. Terrorism is an official ideology of counter-insurgency, whereas “terror” is the “sprawl” of “human cruelties” that abounds in daily experiences of lived life thorough the world, says the author. Photo: HECTOR MATA/AFP

This significant book distinguishes the experience of terror from the ideology of “terrorism” carefully cultivated since 9/11.
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