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The mountebanks & the apostates

Gerges, Fawaz A. (2009) The mountebanks & the apostates. National Interest (102). ISSN 0884-9382

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As the Bush administration began its war on terror, it turned to the wrong people for policy advice. Uninformed pundits and shadowy security types were given a free hand, and they lumped all Islamists together. When academics criticized this approach, they were shut out of the corridors of power. But it turns out the Middle East specialists were right all along. The best way to win the fight against the jihadists is to expose them as a violent fringe.

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Additional Information: © 2009 The Author
Divisions: International Relations
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
J Political Science > JZ International relations
E History America > E151 United States (General)
D History General and Old World > DS Asia
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2009 12:32
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 13:47

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