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TERROR AND LIBERALISM

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A timely cri de guerre—or perhaps antiguerre or autre guerre—from a distinguished student of liberalism and its enemies.World Policy Institute fellow Berman (A Tale of Two Utopias, 1996, etc.) locks horns with Samuel Huntington's once ignored but now widely cited "clash of civilizations" thesis, which pits the Islamic against the Western world. The terms are a little off, he argues, especially ... Read full review

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User Review  - Thomas Mccutcheon - Goodreads

An interesting look at a possible non-rational explanation for Islamic terrorism. I enjoyed the explanations of Islamist academic Qutb's ideology, and how it relates to modern extremist terrorists ... Read full review

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User Review  - Murtaza - Goodreads

I recently wrote an article which made what I thought was a fairly germane point about radical Islamism's ideological links with contemporary European revolutionary and totalitarian movements ... Read full review

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User Review  - James - Goodreads

Presents an interesting case for liberals to back the Iraq invasion in 2003. I like that he took the path less traveled, but in trying to argue something that one might agree with (namely: that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dominik Leusder - Goodreads

What a disgrace. Read full review

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User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

At once riveting and alarming, Paul Berman's book on the origins of Islamic terrorism (and the Western world's response to it) traces the roots of this worldwide phenomenon back through the twentieth ... Read full review

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User Review  - The American Conservative - Goodreads

'Paul Berman's Terror and Liberalism is a wide ranging, sometimes witty, and often incisive polemic for the idea that the fate of the free world depends on a decisive Western victory over ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chuck - Goodreads

This is a very interesting and provocative book that puts totalitarianism into historical perspective during the late 19th and 20th century Europe. Then the author goes on to explain how this manifests itself in acts of terrorism today. Read full review

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