TITLE

The World Isn't So Dark

AUTHOR(S)
Zakaria, Fareed
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);9/22/2008 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 152 Issue 13, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
This editorial discusses how 2008 U.S. presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama view the world. It claims that McCain sees the world as a dangerous place populated by Islamic extremists and emerging autocracies, while Obama more optimistically imagines a world in which the threats are not as great as they were in the Cold War. The author presents the opinion that Obama's view is closer to the truth. Also discussed is how fear can breed events such as McCarthyism.
ACCESSION #
34454305

 

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