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Atiya Husain

Atiya Husain is an assistant professor of sociology and American studies at University of Richmond. She is currently working on a book on the FBI most wanted program, race, and terrorism.

From drone strikes to counterinsurgency efforts, the work of the late historian Nasser Hussain highlights the importance of understanding the mechanics of the War on Terror, not just its effects.

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Atiya Husain abolition terrorism counterterrorism

At a moment when the call to abolish police and prisons is louder than ever, we should also demand an end to counterterrorism, which functions largely to ensnare people of color.

Atiya Husain