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Framing the War for the Muslim World36:16

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President George W. Bush and Prime Minister Tony Blair say the war that began on September 11 is against terrorism. Osama bin Laden says it is a war of believers against infidels. As bombs rain on Afghanistan, who is winning the battle for Muslim hearts and minds? Could an American public relations failure lose the war on terrorism?


William Beeman, Professor of Anthropology at Brown University;
Bassel Salloukh, Political Science Professor at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, and specialist in Middle East politics

This program aired on October 8, 2001.

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