America’s engagement with the Arab world stretches back far beyond
the Iraq wars. According to Milton Viorst, the current conflict is
simply the latest round in a 1,400-year struggle between
Christianity and Islam, in which the United States became a
participant only in the last century.
Today, the Bush Doctrine aims to free the Arab peoples from
political oppression and create a democratic Iraq. So why are
Arabs, and Iraqis in particular, so... more...