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    DescriptionAccording to President Bush, "the American people are safer" as a result of invading Iraq. But al Qaeda remains at large and the White House has conceded that Saddam Hussein had nothing to do with the attacks. This book argues that the war in Iraq is but one misstep in Bush's "global war on terror." Terrorism is simply a tactic, however, not an enemy. Trying to eradicate it is a quixotic quest that does not focus on those responsible for 9/11. Instead, the Americans' security strategy should consist of three central elements: establishing homeland security against further attacks; dismantling the al Qaeda terrorist network; and enacting a foreign policy that does not attract new al Qaeda terrorists. Otherwise, we all run the risk that the war against the terrorist threat (and the radical Islamic ideology it represents) will become a broader war against the Islamic world that could last generations and cost countless lives. This book criticises the war in Iraq as a dangerous distraction, and explains how US foreign policy feeds virulent anti-Americanism - the basis for terrorism! It emphasises the negative consequences of an interventionist U.S. foreign policy which creates new incentives for terrorists worldwide.


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    Title
    Winning the Un-war
    Subtitle
    A New Strategy for the War on Terrorism
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Pena, Foreword by Michael Scheuer
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 535 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781574889659
    ISBN 10: 1574889656
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17430
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    BIC E4L: POL
    BIC subject category V2: JPWL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.0
    BIC subject category V2: JPS
    Libri: I-PL
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    BISAC V2.8: POL014000, POL011000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: POL037000
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
    DC22: 363.320973
    Thema V1.0: JPS, JPWL
    Illustrations note
    b&w tables, figures and charts
    Publisher
    Potomac Books Inc
    Imprint name
    Potomac Books Inc
    Publication date
    08 June 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Dulles
    Review quote
    "A brilliant and incisive demolition of the misguided strategy that the