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Amerika & Islam - Soundbites, Suicide Bombs and the Road to Donald Trump

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Informationen zum Autor Lawrence Pintak Klappentext Donald Trump's first term as the 45th President of the United States of America has shocked the world. His attitudes towards Islam became a key point of contention on the campaign trail, and in power Trump has continued his war of divisive words and deeds. Here, acclaimed journalist Lawrence Pintak scrutinizes America's relationship with Islam since its foundation. Casting Donald Trump as a symptom of decades of misunderstanding and demonization of the Islamic world, as well as a cause of future tensions, Pintak shows how and why America's relationship with the world's largest religion has been so fractious, damaging and self-defeating. Featuring unique interviews with victims and perpetrators of Trump's policies, as well as analysis of the media's role in inflaming debate, America & Islam seeks to provide a complete guide to the twin challenges of terrorism and the polarizing rhetoric that fuels it, and sketches out a future based on co-operation and the reassertion of democratic values. Inhaltsverzeichnis Table of Contents Reviews ix About the Author xi Author's Note xiii Introduction 1 Section I: Politics - The Muslim Bogeyman 9 Chapter 1: Media Codependence 11 Chapter 2: Prisoners of The Long War 31 Chapter 3: The American Taliban 47 Chapter 4: Cogitative Dissonance 53 Chapter 5: The Morning After 59 Section II: (Mis)Perceptions - Separating Fact from Fiction 71 Chapter 6: Not All Islamists Want Your Head 73 Chapter 7: The Myth of the Muslim Monolith 81 Chapter 8: How the West Created Radical Islam 101 Chapter 9: The Islamic States of America 123 Section III: Policies - Seeing Black & White in a Sea of Gray 141 Chapter 10: Brotherhood of the Orb 143 Chapter 11: The Wahhabi Project 153 Chapter 12: Tempest in the Gulf 165 Chapter 13: Between Iran and a Hard Place 173 Chapter 14: Return of the Ottomans 183 Section IV: Prospects - Islam Beyond Trump 189 Chapter 15: The Prince 191 Chapter 16: The Americanization of Islam 199 Chapter 17: Voices of Reason 211 Chapter 18: Islam UnTrumped 219 Postscript 231 Notes 235 Bibliography 277 Index 313...

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