Hudson President Herbert London argues in his timely and wide-ranging new book, America's Secular Challenge (Encounter) that the pervasive culture of secularism in the United States is an inadequate response to radical Islam.
In the so-called war of ideas, London explains, our reflexive belief in relativism has handicapped our ability to thwart the inroads of fanaticism, as secular humanism has destroyed the West's only beliefs worth defending- Hudson Institute
Herbert I. London is president of the Hudson Institute, a world renown think-tank in Washington DC. He is professor emeritus and the former John M. Olin Professor of Humanities at New York University.
London was responsible for creating the Gallatin School of Individualized Study in 1972 and was its dean until 1992. This school was organized to promote the study of "great books" and classic texts.
Robert Emmett Tyrrell
Robert Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. is an American conservative magazine publisher and columnist. Tyrrell is the founder, publisher and editor-in-chief of The American Spectator.
Tyrrell was one of those behind the Arkansas Project, financed by Richard Mellon Scaife, to investigate Bill Clinton. His book, Madame Hillary: The Dark Road to the White House, likened Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as First Lady to that of the reign of a pre-revolutionary French monarch.
Kenneth R. Weinstein is Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Institute. He oversees the institute's research, project management, external affairs, marketing, and government relations efforts.