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The mountebanks & the apostates

Gerges, Fawaz A. (2009) The mountebanks & the apostates. National Interest (23 Jun 2009) Opinion Piece.

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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Website (Opinion Piece)
Official URL: http://www.nationalinterest.org
Additional Information: © 2009 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: 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
Sets: Departments > International Relations
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2009 12:32
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/26047/

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