American Culture – Winning Hearts And Minds?

America is going on a culture offensive in the “War on Terrorism.” Singer Toni Braxton is “in a new kind of army, standing at attention with Celine Dion, Eric Clapton, Ace of Base and the rapper Coolio, making up a Trojan-horse brigade drafted to seduce young Arab adults into admiring the United States. Their staging ground is Radio Sawa, a Washington-based Arabic-language radio network heard in most Middle Eastern countries. This is the funky side of America’s war on terror.”