Terrorism in Russia


At Least 36 Dead in Russian Train Explosion
Another 150 or More Reported Hurt in Blast

This Wash Post headline and story about an apparent terrorist act calls to mind part of Jean-Marie Guehenno's under-known book, The End of the Nation-State, in which one of the future scenarios is a sort of "Lebanonization" of the world–that is, a planet in which terrorism doesn't actually threaten to truly undermine political and economic stability but remains an inescapable fact of life.