Commentary: New Crop of Splinter Groups Commentator Andrei Codrescu says the 70s are back. He remembers that decade for its nutty liberation groups. Now al Qaeda is filling the shoes left at the doorstep by the leftist movements that wanted to change the world. He says the difference is the terrorists have better communications now.
NPR logo

Commentary: New Crop of Splinter Groups

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1529659/1529660" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Commentary: New Crop of Splinter Groups

Commentary: New Crop of Splinter Groups

Commentary: New Crop of Splinter Groups

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1529659/1529660" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Commentator Andrei Codrescu says the 70s are back. He remembers that decade for its nutty liberation groups. Now al Qaeda is filling the shoes left at the doorstep by the leftist movements that wanted to change the world. He says the difference is the terrorists have better communications now.