Poor Choice

Lindsey, Brink
November 2001
New Republic;11/12/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 20, p12
Presents information on arguments that blames globalization for the September 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. View that the worldwide spread of market forces has created both winners and losers and the Muslim world is home to many of the losers; Opinion that most of the Muslim countries have kept international economic integration at bay; Information on the fact that Afghanistan, Algeria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen all are under the microscope these days for their ties to Islamist terrorism; View that globalization is a messy, disruptive process, but it can't explain Islamist extremism because it hasn't touched most of the Islamic world.


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