Inventing terrorists: the nexus of intelligence and Islamophobia

  title={Inventing terrorists: the nexus of intelligence and Islamophobia},
  author={Sarah Marusek},
  journal={Critical Studies on Terrorism},
  pages={65 - 87}
  • Sarah Marusek
  • Published 2 January 2018
  • Sociology
  • Critical Studies on Terrorism
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