Perilous Power

Perilous Power The Middle East & U.S. Foreign Policy : Dialogues on Terror Democracy, War, and Justice

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Synopsis

The volatile Middle East is a site of vast resources, profound passions, frequent crises, and long-standing conflicts, as well as a major source of international tensions and a key site of direct US intervention.

Two of the most astute analysts of this part of the world are Noam Chomsky, the pre-eminent critic of US foreign policy, and Gilbert Achcar, a leading specialist of the Middle East who lived in that region for many years. In their new book, Chomsky and Achcar bring a keen understanding of the internal dynamics of the Middle East and of the role of the United States, taking up all the key questions of interest to concerned citizens, including such topics as terrorism, fundamentalism, conspiracies, oil, democracy and anti-Arab racism, as well as the war in Afghanistan, the invasion and occupation of Iraq, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the sources of US foreign policy.

Timely, erudite and incisive, Perilous Power provides the best readable introduction for all who wish to understand the complex issues related to the Middle East from a perspective dedicated to peace and justice.

Book information

ISBN: 9780141029726
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 327.73056
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 276
Weight: 212g
Height: 197mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 18mm