In the landscape of Homeland, all Arabic speakers are Muslim, all Muslims are terrorists, and the government is here to save us.
(T)ERROR is an eye-opening look at one place where our war on terror, taxpayer dollars are going.
What makes a sniper American, exactly?
Herein lays the troubling thing about the politics of Homeland: It isn’t simplistic American triumphalism. In fact, it presents itself as liberal peacenik propaganda, but it’s being more than a little disingenuous about that.
Osama bin Laden’s death might have a few people sleeping more soundly tonight. But the War on Terror was never about the fight to kill a single man, however evil, it was about the struggle for the world’s most powerful nation to control its own fear.