A telling critique of the Arab intelligentsia's response to Saddam Hussein and the Gulf War - told partly through first-person "stories" and partly through argument. "Anti-zionism" and "anti-imperialism" have been turned into a "politics of silence" towards cruelty.
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What Emile Zola did for French anti-Semitism and Arthur Koestler did for Soviet totalitarianism, Kanan Makiya now intends to do for Arab nationalism. Sweeping, impassioned, and perturbing.--Michael Massing
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140235620