Credibility and the War on Terror
Christopher J. Fettweis examines the importance of ‘‘credibility’’ in the U.S. war on terrorism. He challenges the conventional wisdom that a healthy reputation for resolve keeps a country safer or helps it pursue its goals. He argues that the credibility of the United States—or lack thereof—will not prove to be decisive in the fight against extremism.
Confounding Powers: Anarchy and International Society from the Assassins to Al Qaeda, William J. Brenner Reviewed by Christopher J. Fettweis
After the Taliban: Nation-Building in Afghanistan, Amb. James F. Dobbins Reviewed by Christopher J. Fettweis
Freedom Fighters and Zealots: Al Qaeda in Historical Perspective, Christopher J. Fettweis
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