Half a Century Ago, Elie Kedourie Understood That Neither Zionism Nor Western Imperialism Was the Cause of the Middle East’s Problems

April 28 2020

The Chatham House Version and Other Middle Eastern Studies was one of the great works of the eminent 20th-century historian of the Arab world, Elie Kedourie. To mark the 50th anniversary of its publication, Robert D. Kaplan reflects on its author’s legacy. But first he explains the book’s title:

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More about: Iraqi Jewry, Middle East, United Kingdom, Zionism

Egypt Still Hasn’t Escaped Nasser’s Toxic Legacy

Sept. 30 2020

To mark the 50th anniversary of the death of the Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser, Daniel Pipes reflects on his reign:

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More about: Anti-Zionism, Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser