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War On Terror Reza Aslan Analysis

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According to the author Reza Aslan it was always a mistake for the U.S. to use the phrase “War on Terror” in the fight against certain extremist groups. Also Aslan feels that the war has been posited from the start as a war of ideology. Aslan feels it is a mistake to use the phrase “war on terror” because it does not coincide with the reason for fighting the war. In the essay Aslan states that the phase has always been problematic because the war was never meant to be a war against terrorism. If it was then it would have included the Muslims over the world that are supposedly the real terrorist. Aslan also agree with the Bush administration that the war on terror was targeted at a particular brand of terrorism. He also feel as though the
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