"Islamofascism's Ill Political Wind," a Commentary by James Carroll

January 21, 2008

Author: James Carroll

Source: International Herald Tribune


The unfolding U.S. presidential elections are laying bare what the real dangers are in the new American condition. They come not from our political divisiveness, economic uncertainty or military insecurity - but from our religious character as a people, which, in this case, is not positive. Religious intolerance marks one candidate debate after another - a sweeping denigration of Islam. And it is going to backfire.