America’s War on Terror… or is It?


Andrew McCarthy


March 5, 2010  |  First Principles on First Fridays



Andrew C. McCarthy is a senior fellow at the National Review Institute (NRI), a contributing editor at National Review, and co-chairman of the Center for Law and Counterterrorism, a joint project of NRI and the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Willful Blindness: A Memoir of the Jihad. For 18 years McCarthy was Assistant United States Attorney in New York, where from 1993 to 1995 he was the lead prosecutor in the terrorism case against Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman and eleven others in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. After the 9/11 attacks Mr. McCarthy supervised the Justice Department's Command Post near Ground Zero. Published widely, he is a regular contributor to National Review.