A world heading for war?BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7314.0 (Published 22 September 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:0
Every reader of the BMJ will be aware of the horror caused by terrorists in the United States last week and filled with sympathy for those who died and their families. But not a single reader can know where it will lead. A global conflict with massive loss of life is a possibility. Britain's foreign secretary says that the world has not faced such a crisis since the Cuban missile crisis. For many younger people in the developed world this is their first experience of the world being on the edge of a …
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