"George W. Bush Could Succeed Where Osama Bin Laden Failed in Provoking a Clash of Civilizations Between Islam and the West": Interview with Dilip Hiro

December 16, 2002


"George W. Bush could succeed where Osama bin Laden failed in provoking a clash of civilizations between Islam and the West by launching a 'pre-emptive' attack on Iraq." These are some of the concluding words of Dilip Hiro in his latest book "Iraq: In the Eye of the Storm."

Author of more than a dozen books on the Middle East, Dilip Hiro writes regularly for the Observer, Guardian, Washington Post and the Nation, and is a frequent commentator on CNN, BBC, and various other American and British radio and television channels. He joins us today in our firehouse studios.


  • Dilip Hiro, author, "Iraq: In the Eye of the Storm" and "War Without End: the Rise of Islamist Terrorism and Global Response."