Solidarity Squandered

September 2011
American Prospect;Sep2011, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p20
The article states that the September 11, 2001 attacks have led Americans to hope for solidarity and patriotism such that the government was conferred the trust and support for its anti-terrorism efforts. That trust, however, is said to have been abused with violations of personal liberties, jingoism and actions that defy reason. Cited is the case of Muslim convert Jose Padilla. It is observed that apathy has instead taken hold.


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