This is a review of Avi Shlaim’s Lion of Jordan: The Life of King Hussein in War and Peace. Allen Lane. 2007.
In a Middle East region beset by trouble, our Columnist manages to stumble upon a shimmer of light in the surrounding darkness
Our columnist reacts to the execution of Saddam Hussein.
Our columnist was in Amman on the night of the bombings. He records his observations from one of the hospitals that dealt with the dead and the injured.
While the author denounces the silencing of all debate relating to the holocaust in the West, he takes issue with the cause of revisionists, particularly in the Arab world.