The matador's cape: America's reckless response to terror

Introduction -- Did religious extremism cause 9/11? -- Why military superiority breeds illusions -- How the war was lost -- Radicals trapped in the past -- A self-inflicted wound -- Searching for a new enemy after the Cold War -- Humanitarianism with teeth -- The war of the liberals -- The neo-conse...

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Main Author: Holmes, Stephen
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge New York, NY [u.a.] Cambridge Univ. Press 2007
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Summary:Introduction -- Did religious extremism cause 9/11? -- Why military superiority breeds illusions -- How the war was lost -- Radicals trapped in the past -- A self-inflicted wound -- Searching for a new enemy after the Cold War -- Humanitarianism with teeth -- The war of the liberals -- The neo-conservative intifada -- Liberalism strangled by war -- The unilateralist curse -- Battling lawlessness with lawlessness -- The infallibility trap -- Conclusion
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-356) and index
Physical Description:X, 367 S. 25 cm
ISBN:0521875161
9780521875165