Combat Trauma w/ Nadia Abu El-Haj

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Featuring Nadia Abu El-Haj on Combat Trauma: Imaginaries of War and Citizenship in Post-9/11 America. A truly remarkable book about the unseen ideological foundations of American militarism: American civilians are enjoined to venerate troops, deferring to their traumatized positionality. The first in a two-part interview.

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Topics: Afghanistan Imperialism and Foreign Policy Iraq War War on Terror
Guests: Nadia Abu El-Haj