by Paul Berman
Hardcover, 214 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $21 |
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A philosophical examination of the War on Terror draws a parallel between Islamic extremism and political movements throughout history, calling for a "new radicalism" to achieve a free world.
October 30, 2006 Within weeks after Sept. 11, such terms as "jihadist" and "war on terror" entered the American English lexicon. Understanding the political impact of that language may shed light on some of the geopolitical fractures that have come to define the early 21st century.
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