Guest Host: Susan Page

The administration has now begun to speak of a ‘global struggle against violent extremism’. We’ll hear different views on the mix of political and religious factors believed to be motivating violent extremists.


  • Bruce Hoffman director of the RAND Corporation's Washington, DC office. He holds the RAND Corporate Chair in Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency, and is author of "Inside Terrorism."
  • Robert Pape professor of political science at the University of Chicago and author of "Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorists"
  • Fareed Zakaria Editor, Newsweek International, and author of several books, including "The Post-American World," now out in paperback. He is the host of the CNN program 'GPS,' and co-host of PostGlobal, an online discussion of international issues at the


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