On Islam, white supremacy, and the myth of the empire of liberty

YOU MIGHT NOT know it from watching the news these days, but the U.S. is engaged in multiple wars across the world, both declared and undeclared.

With Stones in Our Hands (Sohail Daulatzai and Junaid Rana, editors)SOHAIL DAULATZAI: So, for us, writing this book was important for several reasons, to try and get at what we felt were some really frustrating turns of events, particularly post-9/11. It felt like we were just constantly, and still are, chasing a moving target. There’s really never any way to capture what’s happening, other than in large or broad brush strokes.

And there’s something unsettling about that, but at the same time, for us, it was really important to try and capture, as best we could, what we thought was happening, or maybe different ways of thinking about what was happening.

Read (or listen to) the interview here.

Published in: The Intercept
By: Jeremy Scahill