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THE ROOTS OF OUR RAGE

In Age of Anger, Pankaj Mishra taps into a centuries-long vein of resentment.

Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh and World Trade Center bomber Ramzi Yousef became friends in the late 1990s, when the men were held in nearby cells at the federal supermax prison, outside Florence, Colo. After McVeigh was executed in 2001, Yousef said he’d never known “anyone in my life who has so similar a personality to my own as his.”

The kinship of two terrorists, born into seemingly opposed worlds but drawn

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