Index
Abdallah, Ramadan, 84
Adams, Samuel, 52–53
Afghanistan, 31; Catholics and war
in, 111–12, 113; civilian casualties
in, 31, 78–79, 127; Guantánamo Bay
prisoners from, 210–11; humani-
tarian aid to, 78–79; invisible tar-
get/operational liquidation, 158;
military campaign against, 17–18,
32, 77, 152, 209; oil pipelines in, 76,
77, 179; opposition to war in, 184;
Osama bin Laden and, 59, 78; rea-
sons for war in, 76, 78; ridicule of
attacking, 134; U.S. flag in, 122–23;
U.S. policy before September 11 in,
178, 179, 180; Wayland Kennet on
war in, 80
Albright, Madeleine, 76, 169
al-Din Rumi, Jalal, 84
Al-Ghazali, 71, 87, 880
Allende, Salvador, 15
Al Qaeda, 54, 64; background of
typical activist, 27, 34; capture of
leader Abu Zubaydah, 92; cutting
off money supply of, 188; destruc-
tion of World Trade Center by, 85;
free will of, 4; imprisonment of
suspects, 68; International Court
in the Hague and, 80; Islamic
Wahhabi and, 71–72; Islam to,
88–90; Jean Baudrillard on, 77–
78; John Walker Lindh and, 178;
mythology of, 33; as product of
Afghan war against Soviet Union,
22 n.7; quest for stragglers of, 128;
rights of captured and detainees,
210; success of, 77
Amanpour, Christiane, 87
America: blame on, 3; bombings by,
5; character changes after Sep-
tember 11, 137–38; depression of
1930s, 20; foreign interventions
since 1975, 44–45; globalization
and, 73, 90, 186; governments
overthrown by, 15; imperialism,
67, 186; infantilization of, 3, 4; in-
ternal wars of, 65; isolationism,
75; neocolonialism, 66; original
innocence of, 66; postcolonial dis-
courses, 66; self-pity, 5; as super-
power, 4, 21, 33; violent history of,
19. See also military, U.S.
American Indians. See Native Ameri-
cans
American Republican Imperial-
ism, 67
American Taliban. See Walker Lindh,
John
Anschluss, 11
Anscombe, Elizabeth, 114–15
anthrax, 50, 161
anti-Americanism, 27, 75
antinuclear movement, 53
antiterrorist laws, 69
apocalyptic nihilism, 27–28
Arafat, Ya ¯sir, 84
Aravamudan, Srinivas, 195–203, 215
Aristotle: legacy of, 70; on pity and
fear, 56; on representation, 98
Ashcroft, John, 174, 179, 211
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