Ian Lustick

Trapped in the War on Terror
Ian Lustick
Bess W. Heyman Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes University of Pennsylvania political scientist Ian Lustick for a discussion of the War on Terror including its erroneous assumptions, its consequences for domestic politics, and its implications for Al Queda's long term strategy. He compares the Bush administration response to 911 to America's response to the Soviet threat during the Cold War.