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Arafat - From Defender to Dictator
by Said K. Aburish
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Palestinian analyst and writer Aburish here turns the Western perception of Yasser Arafat upside down. Before he was corrupted by power, Arafat was a heroic freedom fighter who kept the hopes of his people alive. However, writes Aburish, he later  [ more ]

  
Nasser - The Last Arab
by Said K. Aburish
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Since the death of Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1970, there has been no ideology to capture the imagination of the Arab world except Islamic fundamentalism. What we see today in the Middle East is the direct result of  [ more ]

  
Terrorism - Theirs and Ours
by Eqbal Ahmad
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In 1985, President Ronald Reagan received a group of bearded turban-wearing men who looked like they came from another century. After receiving them in the White House, Reagan spoke to the press, referring to his foreign guests as "freedom fighters."  [ more ]

  
Bush in Babylon - The Recolonisation of Iraq
by Tariq Ali
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The assault and capture of Iraq ? and the resistance it has provoked?will shape the politics of the twenty-first century. In this passionate and provocative book, Tariq Ali provides a history of Iraqi resistance against empires old and new, and  [ more ]

  
Speaking of Empire
Conversations with Tariq Ali
by Tariq Ali
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Exiled from Pakistan in the 1960s for his activism against the military dictatorship, Tariq Ali has gained a reputation as one of the English-speaking world?s most forceful political thinkers, speaking out consistently against imperialism, religious fundamentalism, and, most recently, the  [ more ]

  
The Book of Saladin by Tariq Ali
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A view of Islamic civilization that runs counter to that provided by 19th-century Western Orientalists and 20th-century Islamic fundamentalists. The novels cover a vast period, beginning with the conquest of the Iberian peninsula in the 8th century, via the liberation  [ more ]

  
The Clash of Fundamentalisms
Crusades, Jihads and Modernity
by Tariq Ali
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In this timely and important book, Tariq Ali puts the events of September 11 into sweeping historical perspective. As we have come to expect from him, he is lucid, eloquent, literary, and painfully honest, as he dissects both Islamic and  [ more ]

  
Holy War
The Crusades and Their Impact on Today's World
by Karen Armstrong
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In 1095 Pope Urban II summoned Christian warriors to take up the cross and reconquer the Holy Land. Thus began the holy wars that would focus the power of Europe against a common enemy and become the stuff of romantic  [ more ]

  
Resistance - My Life in Lebanon
by Soha Bechara
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In 1988, at the age of twenty, Souha Bechara attempted to assassinate General Lahad, chief of militia in charge of Israeli-occupied Southern Lebanon. Immediately apprehended, interrogated, and tortured for weeks, she was sent to Khiam, a prison and death camp,  [ more ]

  
Holy War, Inc.
Inside the Secret World of Osama bin Laden
by Peter L. Bergen
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On September 11, 2001, the world changed forever as more than three thousand men, women, and children lost their lives in the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil. The attack was masterminded by Osama bin Laden and his Jihad group  [ more ]


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