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Friday, December 08, 2006

Taking On The Big Three

Ziauddin Sardar takes issue with Martin Amis, Salman Rushdie and Ian McEwan for asserting "the absolute supremacy of American culture", for stating that "Islam is the greatest threat to this idea of civilisation" and for believing that "American ideas of freedom and democracy are not only right, but should be imposed on the rest of the world". Surely the brushstrokes here are too broad, the tenets too general?


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