Monday, April 24, 2006
The Anti-American Century
"The 21st Century's anti-American backlash now extends well beyond the anti-western worldview of radical Islamic jihadistas, well beyond the violent fundamentalist fringe. Anti-Americanism is going global, stretching from within America's own bordes, across continents, classes, ideologies, religions and generations... (it) has morphed from a nagging, marginal ideology into a new international state of mind..."
I heard this author speaking on Talk of the Nation while blogging in SF and thought to myself, "We need more people like her." It's about time someone brought up the fact that creating 5.5 billion enemies may not be in the best interests of our country.
Good book too. I highly suggest it for people who think world opinion matters. More here: