From Eurozine, a series of articles on the terror attacks in Norway and their aftermath. Breivik’s monstrous dream and why it failed: As his trial unfolds, Norway exorcises some of its xenophobic demons. A review of The New Quislings: How the International Left Used the Oslo Massacre to Silence Debate About Islam by Bruce Bawer. Whiffs of Jihad: Canadian neo-bagger Mark Steyn wows Aussies with tales of PC persecution. The disappointed lover of the West: David Bromwich reviews Niall Ferguson's Civilization: The West and the Rest. From News Weekly, a review of How Civilizations Die (And Why Islam Is Dying Too) by David P. Goldman (and more); and is culture more powerful than politics? Gregory Wolfe investigates. From Middle East Quarterly, are jihadists crazy? Teri Blumenfeld investigates. The never-ending crusade: No Americans were killed on U.S. soil by Islamic extremists in 2011 — why does Islamophobia persist? Discouraged American soldiers have started wearing patches on their uniforms that mock the Muslim faith. Revolutionary Chic: Alysha Bedig on the niqab as a symbol of freedom.

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