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The Ultimatum: Is War Inevitable?

This article is more than 17 years old.

The President has frequently used the word "war" in the wake of Tuesday's terrorist attacks. Television networks have icons on the bottom of their screen saying "America's New War" or "America Fights Back." But what does war mean when the enemy has no land, no capitol, no borders?

Guests:

Barry Posen, Professor of Political Science at MIT;
Thomas Gouttierre, Director of Center for Afghan Studies at University of Nebraska at Omaha

This program aired on September 17, 2001. The audio for this program is not available.

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