Responding to Islamophobia: A Pro-Active Strategy
Phyllis Bennis | October 24, 2007
Editor: Erik Leaver
It is clearly no coincidence that the areas that are the ultimate targets of the so-called "war on terror," countries where Islam is preeminent as majority populations and often the basis for governance, are the same countries and regions where strategic resources--most notably oil and natural gas--are concentrated. It is also no coincidence that both the 2002 and 2006 versions of the Pentagon's "Quadriennial Review" demonized Muslims, Islamic countries and Islam, in various guises, as grave threats to U.S. security. read more ...