Books Terror and Liberalism by Paul Berman Hardcover, 214 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $21 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleTerror and LiberalismAuthorPaul Berman Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary 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. Genres: Politics & Public Affairs Nonfiction Also by Paul Berman Selected Poems Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Terror and Liberalism Politics Exploring the Language of Post-Sept. 11 U.S. Policy 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.