Columbia International Affairs Online: Working Papers

CIAO DATE: 08/2014

Islamist Extremism - Potential for Greater U.S.-Australian Cooperation

Douglas J. Feith

February 2013

Hudson Institute


Though not the beginning of the war between Islamist extremists and the United States, 9/11 was the moment when most Americans realized that such a war was underway. Understandably, the challenge often is thought of as a problem of terrorism, but it is broader.