The Tragedy of the Middle East

The Tragedy of the Middle East

by Barry Rubin

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BN ID: 2940044315839
Publisher: Barry Rubin
Publication date: 02/13/2013
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 699,167
File size: 898 KB

About the Author

Barry Rubin is director of the Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center, editor of the Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) Journal, and a featured columnist for PajamasMedia at pajamasmedia.com/barryrubin/. His latest books are The Israel-Arab Reader (seventh edition), The Long War for Freedom: The Arab Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East (Wiley), and The Truth About Syria (Palgrave-Macmillan)

Table of Contents

1. The triumph of the 'old Middle East'; 2. Paradigm lost; 3. The regime's success, the nation's disaster; 4. Syria, the test case for reform; 5. Iran: the people versus the will of God?; 6. Force and violence in Middle East politics; 7. The battle for the soul of Islam; 8. The Arab-Israeli conflict: foundation stone or millstone?; 9. The political uses of anti-Americanism; 10. The uncivil society and the wall of lies.

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