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Review – “The Target” by Bill Bowen

Review – “The Target” by Bill Bowen

I’ve read my fair share of thrillers over the last few years.  As we have moved into the new millennium, terrorists have taken the place of communists as the focus of most books on the subject (although Nazi’s still remain at the top of the “world’s greatest evil” pile…).  As the shift from nation-state to terrorist cell has taken place, many of the old rules of conflict have changed dramatically.  In his debut novel, “The Target”, Bill Bowen asks a question that I haven’t come across before – would the policy of deterrence, Mutually Assured Destruction, work when dealing with terrorists?  It’s an interesting question.

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