Has the War on Terror Become a War on American Ideals?

Do the United States’ counter-terrorism efforts – both at home and abroad – actually pose a greater threat to our own country than to the terrorists at which they’re aimed? Our guest this hour is New Yorker staff writer Jane Mayer. Her new book is “The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals” (Doubleday, 2008).