Name Calling

August 1, 2005 | The New Yorker |

Senior Fellow George Packer investigates how the U.S. Administration has replaced, revised, or expanded the G.W.O.T. with a new phrase: "a global struggle against violent extremism" — noting the war is now a struggle.

At its root, the struggle is an ideological contest, a war of ideas that engages all of us, public servant and private citizen, regardless of nationality.