The Global War on Terror: Is American Fighting the Right War?

As the United States approaches the seventh year of its "Global War on Terror," whether or not the US is actually fighting the same war as its radical Islamist enemies is increasingly being called into question. While America's approach has evolved to assert that ideas play a central role in this war, to what extent are our radical Islamist adversaries battling over the same ideas that we are? And how might this inform our understanding of what it will ultimately take to "win" this war?

Festival: 2008

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