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Imperial hubris

why the West is losing the war on terror

by Michael Scheuer

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Published by Brassey"s in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bin Laden, Osama, -- 1957-,
  • Qaida (Organization),
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-,
  • Jihad,
  • Terrorism -- Government policy -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnonymous.
    ContributionsBrassey"s (Firm)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6432 .I47 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 309 p. ;
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15588438M
    ISBN 101574888498
    LC Control Number2004009951
    OCLC/WorldCa55054967

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    9/11 almost instantaneously remade American politics and foreign policy. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Patriot Act, water boarding and Guantanamo are examples of its profound and far-reaching effects. But despite its monumental impact--and a deluge of books about al-Qaeda and Islamist terrorism--no one has written a serious assessment of the man who planned it, Osama bin Laden. In his second book, Imperial Hubris, a New York Times bestseller, Scheuer writes that the Islamist threat to the United States is rooted in "how easy it is for Muslims to see, hear, experience, and hate the six U.S. policies bin Laden repeatedly refers to as anti-Muslim: U.S. support for apostate, corrupt, and tyrannical Muslim mater: Canisius College, Niagara University, MA, .


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