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photoPsychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton examines the psychology of violence in the 21st century and the rising clash of Islamist and American worldviews. Understanding the rise of superpower syndrome — one psychiatrist's diagnosis of America in the age of terror.


Robert Jay Lifton, visiting professor of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and author of "Superpower Syndrome: America's Apocalyptic Confrontation with the World"

This program aired on December 19, 2003.

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