Debating the War of Ideas

  • Eric D. Patterson
  • John Gallagher

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. John Gallagher, Eric D. Patterson
    Pages 1-19
  3. Walid Phares
    Pages 21-33
  4. Raymond Ibrahim
    Pages 67-81
  5. Alan M. Dershowitz
    Pages 101-110
  6. Akbar Ahmed
    Pages 111-130
  7. Eric D. Patterson
    Pages 143-156
  8. Jarret M. Brachman
    Pages 195-207
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 255-264

About this book


The War of Ideas is about the fundamental principles of human society. It is a global war: the foes have resorted to arms to protect and promote their worldview. This book brings together some of the most important voices from different partisan, theoretical and religious perspectives to argue and forecast the next phase in the War of Ideas.


conflict democracy Europe foreign policy fundamentalism Islamism Policy

Editors and affiliations

  • Eric D. Patterson
    • 1
  • John Gallagher
    • 2
  1. 1.Georgetown UniversityUSA
  2. 2.National Security CouncilUSA

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