The “war on terror” has nothing to do with protecting the U.S. and world's people from “terrorists”, and everything to do with securing the American empire abroad and muzzling democracy and human rights at home. The 9-11 attacks were the pretext which sold the myth of evil Muslim terrorists imminently threatening Americans. That tale allowed the Cheney-led members of the Project for the New American Century (PNAC) to implement their 1990 DPG plan for world control. The “war on terror” is modelled on Islamophobic stereotypes, policies, and political structures developed by the Israeli Likkud and Bush Sr. in 1979. It is designed to inspire popular support for U.S. wars of world conquest. To defeat this plan, we must overcome our Islamophobic fear of “terrorists” and stand in solidarity with Muslims.
Ralph, D. (2006), "Islamophobia and the “War On Terror”: The Continuing Pretext for U.S. Imperial Conquest", Zarembka, P. (Ed.) The Hidden History of 9-11-2001 (Research in Political Economy, Vol. 23), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 261-298. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0161-7230(06)23008-6Download as .RIS
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