By Fawaz A. Gerges
This e-book offers a accomplished account of the origins of yank coverage on political Islam, chronicling the coverage debates on Islamism within the usa over the process time. the writer then delves deeper into the united states political scene to research the ancient, political, cultural, and safety concerns that may aid clarify America's preoccupation with Islam and Muslims. The e-book additionally addresses the conflict of civilizations debate and assesses the relative significance of tradition and values within the phrases and deeds folks officers on political Islam.
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