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Scheuer, Michael

Imperial Hubris

Why the West Is Losing the War on Terrorism

€ 29.95

An anonymous member of the U.S. intelligence community argues that Islamists are not against democracy, but specific U.S. policies viewed as threatening to their lands and religion allow al Quaeda to continue to gain support.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Preface ix
Acknowledgments xiii
Introduction: ``Hubris Followed by Defeat`` xv
Some Thoughts on the Power of Focused, Principled Hatred
1(20)
An Unprepared and Ignorant Lunge to Defeat---The United States in Afghanistan
21(38)
Not Down, Not Out: Al Qaeda`s Resiliency, Expansion, and Momentum
59(44)
The World`s View of bin Laden: A Muslim Leader and Hero Coming into Focus?
103(24)
Bin Laden Views the World: Some Old, Some New, and a Twist
127(36)
Blinding Hubris Abounding: Inflicting Defeat on Ourselves---Non-War, Leaks, and Missionary Democracy
163(46)
When the Enemy Sets the Stage: How America`s Stubborn Obtuseness Aids Its Foes
209(28)
The Way Ahead: A Few Suggestions for Debate
237(24)
Epilogue: No Basis for Optimism 261(4)
Notes 265(26)
Select Bibliography 291(8)
Index 299(10)
The Author 309
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Hardback
352 pagina's
Januari 2004
635 gram
230 x 150 x 32 mm
POTOMAC BOOKS INC gb

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