Nine Essential Points for Talking About the War on Terrorism
Publication Date: January 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Series: Executive Memorandum
Keywords: National security; National security; War on terror
Winning the war on terrorism requires understanding the enemy, delegitimizing its view of the world, offering a credible alternative, and demonstrating the will to prevail. Using the right words and ideas can help to achieve victory against a totalitarian Islamic ideology that manipulates religious words and ideas to impose its goals on both Muslims and non-Muslims through violence.