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9/11: the true beginning of the 21st century

By Elizabeth Kirkwood  

Ground zero: a new "brave new world"

In Timothy Garton Ash’s latest book, Facts are Subversive, he makes the persuasive argument that if the fall of the Berlin Wall was “the true end of the short 20th century, there is a good case for arguing that the demolition of the World Trade Centre was the true beginning of the 21st. Welcome,” he says, “to another brave new world.”

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