Tag Archives: The United States of Fear

Why 9/11 Was No Radical Break With American History

As tragic as September 11 was, could it have triggered a return to the American past?

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Trump and the “H” Word: Tragedy, Farce and “Farce Majeure”

Why comparisons of Donald Trump and his minions to those of Adolf Hitler can be both deeply unsettling, and yet all too appropriate

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Fighting Terrorists? Needed: More Effective Battle of Ideas

There are different kinds of terrorists. Understanding the variations could help stop them.

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Orlando and the War on Terror

A narrative that treats the U.S. as the unsuspecting victim of attacks by supporters of ISIS is misleading.

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The United States of Emotions

Why U.S. foreign policy has such a mixed record, in the Middle East and beyond.

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The United States: Still Trapped by Fear

What is keeping Americans in a September 2001 mentality almost a decade and a half later?

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Treating U.S. Terror Psychosis

Has the attempted cure for 9/11 made the fear more real?

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Known Unknowns: Left in the Dark on Mideast Policy

What is the state of U.S. media and political class 14 years into the “war on terror”?

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Islam and the West: Clash of Civilizations?

Is the real problem between Islam and the West — or within Islam itself?

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The Nagging Realities of the U.S. Foreign Policy Debate

U.S. foreign policy needs a complete rethink to move past the post-9/11 model.

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