American Taliban: How War, Sex, Sin, and Power Bind Jihadists and the Radical Right

American Taliban: How War, Sex, Sin, and Power Bind Jihadists and the Radical Right

Title:American Taliban: How War, Sex, Sin, and Power Bind Jihadists and the Radical Right
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781936227020
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:257 pages

"We all agree with the Taliban."--Rush Limbaugh, October 9, 2009
America's primary international enemy--Islamic radicalism--insists on government by theocracy, curtails civil liberties, embraces torture, represses women, wants to eradicate homosexuals from society, and insists on the use of force over diplomacy. Remind you of a certain American political party? In "American Taliban, "Markos Moulitsas pulls no punches as he compares how the Republican Party and Islamic radicals maintain similar worldviews and tactics. Moutlitsas also challenges the media, fellow progressives, and our elected officials to call the radical right on their jihadist tactics more forcefully for the good of our nation and safety of all citizens.


    American Taliban: How War, Sex, Sin, and Power Bind Jihadists and the Radical Right Reviews

  • Justin

    Nothing I really didn't already know, being a liberal political junkie for many years now, but it was great to see all the examples of "Oh, I can't believe they did it" compiled all together in one pl...

  • Luis Miguel Luna

    “We all agree with the Taliban.”—Rush Limbaugh, October 9, 2009I picked up American Taliban as an impulse buy when Borders went out of business. It was marked down to about half price and I’m ...

  • Dave Schumaker

    As I was reading this book, I found myself struggling with how I ultimately felt about it. In some chapters, it was a stunning and enlightening exposé on the ridiculously absurd policies held by the ...

  • Anton

    Nothing earth-shattering or particularly new, if you are a liberal who's been paying attention for the past few years, but not a bad read. My two problems with this book are: 1) since it is written by...

  • Randall

    Markos Moulitsas (of Daily Kos) explains "how war, sex, sin, and power bind jihadists and the radical right." His examples of the parallelism between jihad terrorists and radical rightists are frighte...

  • KC

    This book offers a solid comparison of the tactical and ideological similarities between the Islamic Taliban and the American political Right-wing. That said, there is an inflammatory tone that may tu...

  • Deana Baker

    The fact that Moulitsas is a blogger is apparent in his rambling conversationsal style. Even though I agree with the points that he is making the delivery is not persuasive and verges on a rant. I wis...

  • Joel

    religious fundamentalists of all stripes are assholes...

  • Book

    American Taliban: How War, Sex, Sin, and Power Bind Jihadists and the Radical Right by Markos Moulitsas "American Taliban" is an appropriately titled book. It's a book about how the American right res...

  • Sylvia Moore

    I had the pleasure of meeting Markos a few months ago at a talk he gave about this book. The event was organized by a group I volunteer for. He wrote a message in the book for me, addressing it to my ...