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The Muslims are coming! : Islamophobia, extremism, and the domestic war on terror

Author: Arun Kundnani
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2014.
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"Following the killing of Osama bin Laden, polls showed that Americans were more anxious about terrorism than they were before his death. The new front in the War on Terror is the "homegrown enemy," domestic terrorists who have become the focus of sprawling counterterrorism structures of policing and surveillance in the United States, the UK, and across Europe. Based on several years of research and reportage from
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arun Kundnani
ISBN: 9781781681596 1781681597 9781781685471 1781685479 1781685584 9781781685587
OCLC Number: 842880765
Description: 327 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
An ideal enemy --
The politics of anti-extremism --
The roots of liberal rage --
The myth of radicalization --
Hearts and minds --
No freedom for the enemies of freedom --
Postboom --
Twenty-first-century crusaders --
Dream not of other worlds.
Responsibility: Arun Kundnani.
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