Ahron Bregman teaches in the War Studies Department at King’s College, London. He specializes in the Arab-Israeli conflict and is the author of several books, including Israel’s Wars: A History Since 1947.
This is a review of Mirror of the Arab World: Lebanon in Conflict by Sandra Mackey. W. W. Norton. 2008.
The Iron Age remains unearthed in Kodungallur included a part of a wooden canoe and bollards (stakes used to secure canoes and boats) giving the first archaeological evidence that trade was indeed part of human activity even in those Iron Age days.
This is a review of 1948: The First Arab-Israeli War by Benny Morris. Yale University Press. 2008.
Look at how embracing the post-colonial method creates apathy, the belief that you’ve done your part just by doing some research
Tell him he looks nice, because flattery works on my entire gender. As a rule.
This is a review of A Possible Peace Between Israel and Palestine: An Insider’s Account of the Geneva Initiative by Menachem Klein, translated by Haim Watzman. Columbia University Press. 2007.
This is a review of Zachary Karabell’s People of the Book: The Forgotten History of Islam and the West. John Murray. 2007.