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My Trip to Al-Qaeda (2010)

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Chronicles fundamentalist Islam's rise to power and explores Wright's struggle to maintain his objectivity as a journalist writing about Islamic terror.

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Chronicles fundamentalist Islam's rise to power and explores Wright's struggle to maintain his objectivity as a journalist writing about Islamic terror.

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25 September 2010 | by (Bahamas) – See all my reviews

Every American; each person on this planet should see this extraordinary film. It is a unique, insightful and unemotional presentation that tells it like it is. What I witness from abroad, happening to America is precisely what plays into the Al Qaeda/Taliban script. America, you are self-imploding just as Lawrence Wright brings so succinctly to the forefront. The rhetoric of the extremists (particularly the Christian religious radical Right) which is spewed by the Fox media, is a powerful enabler of extremism and will bring down your country from within. To where has compromise, compassion, understanding, meaningful debate and sanity disappeared? Wake up Americans, before it is too late and take the message of "My Trip to Al-Qaeda to heart.


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