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Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

Update on the 'War on Terror': Facts and Fears

Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

Akyrod, Jay. Interview with Glenn Carle. Politics Progressive. September 20, 2012.

Glenn Carle discusses the CIA's interrogation methods during the War on Terror and the upcoming Senate bill on intellignce practices.

 

Carle, Glenn. The Interrogator. (Nation Books, 2011).

A shocking and intimate look at the world of espionage that leads readers through the underworld of the Global War on Terror, asking them to consider the professional and personal challenges faced by an intelligence officer during a time of war, and the unimaginable ways in which war alters our institutions and American society.

 

Evitar, Daphne. "Voting for Drones." Huffington Post. November 2, 2012.

Are drones a "huamne way" to fight an "irregular enemy" as many senior officials assert? The growing number of civilian deaths and amount of collateral damage would suggest otherwise.

 

Hanif, Mohammad. "The Tailban's Main Fear is Not Drones but Educated Girls."  The Gaurdian. November 4, 2012.

In Pakistan and elsewhere an educated female population is the primary threat to the Taliban's interests.

 

Rosen, Armin. "Is It Time to End our Obsession with al Qaeda?" The Atlantic. October 19, 2012.

While al Qaeda is centainly still dangerous, many experts claim that the organization has been severly weakened and can no longer effectively inflict terror on the scale that the organization was capable of eleven years ago.

 

Sachs, Rob. "Career CIA Officer Says Agency Has Surpassed Tourture Scandals: An Interview with Glenn Carle." Voice of Russia. September 18, 2012.

Glenn Garle discusses how the CIA has evolved in its practices and purpose since the agency's inception in 1947.