Russia: Two Beslan Accounts Reviewed

David McDuff of A Step At A Time compares two recent – and very different – English-language accounts of the 2004 Beslan tragedy: The School, an article by C.J. Chivers, published in the June 2006 issue of Esquire (bootleg version‘s at PravdaBeslana.ru site), and the book by a Hoover Institution's scholar John B. Dunlop, The 2002 Dubrovka and 2004 Hostage Crises.

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  • Thanks for the link. The full (but not very snappy) title of John Dunlop’s book is actually

    The 2002 Dubrovka and 2004 Beslan Hostage Crises

    (it’s subtitled A Critique of Russian Counter-Terrorism)

    I’ve corrected this now.

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