The Grand Jihad: How Islam and the Left Sabotage America (Andrew C. McCarthy)

The political left has been accused of serial hypocrisies to the end of advancing ideology over celebrated causes.  But according to Andrew McCarthy, the alliance between sharia-advancing Islamists and the left is the most significant betrayal yet of claimed liberal causes like equal protection and basic civil rights. In The Grand Jihad: How Islam and the Left Sabotage America, Andrew McCarthy demonstrates that leftists and political Islamists have mounted a dynamic double-front against American and Western traditions.  While acknowledging that the alliance may be temporary while deferred cultural disagreements are tabled, McCarthy builds a strong historical and motivational case for the contemporary collaboration.  The premise of the book -- that both groups work to sabotage fundamental strongholds of rule of law and expressive rights -- is key to understanding the dimensions of the cultural conflict. With constitutional American and political Islamist objectives...(Read Full Article)

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