Muslims and the War on Terror: Two-Plus Decades of ‘Othering’ | Portside

The phrase “War on Terror” invokes many different feelings and images depending upon one’s position in America and the world. While many understand it merely as a descriptor for a new frontier in American foreign policy and war, for others it has meant a new set of violent interventions and disturbances to their way of life. Last year’s somber reflections on the 20 years since 9/11 rarely engaged fully with the complexity and scope of the actions set in motion by American incursions into Afghanistan, Iraq, and multiple other countries in the years to follow.

Source: Muslims and the War on Terror: Two-Plus Decades of ‘Othering’ | Portside

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