Tag Middle East

Sins with a Lasting Legacy

Follow @yaleRELIbooks As 2013 draws to a close, we reflect on the superlatives of the past year. Everyone is busy writing up their own “Best of 2013” lists and “Year in Review” articles. Amidst all of the reflection on our high points, we cannot escape recollections of our lows. In

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Foxbats over Dimona wins Washington Institute’s Silver Prize

Though talk of the Middle East may have slipped from the front page in the midst of an economic crisis, the scholars at the Washington Institute have remained firmly focused on their goal of “promoting security, peace, prosperity, and democracy” for the people of the Middle East. In their inaugural

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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 17

Episode 17 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. Download Episode 17. In Episode 17, Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Marwan Muasher about the contribution of modern Arab states to the Middle East peace process and (2) Rob Riemen about the importance of spiritual development to the health of

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Parsi and Kurlantzick shortlisted for Arthur Ross Book Award

The Council on Foreign Relations announced the shortlist for the 2008 Arthur Ross Book Award. Among the 5 prestigious international affairs books chosen, two spots were given to Yale Press authors. Joshua Kurlantzick was chosen for Charm Offensive: How China’s Soft Power is Transforming the World. The Council consider his

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Parsi on Huffington Post: Breaking the US-Iran Stalemate

Writing on The Huffington Post, Trita Parsi, author of Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States and president of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), discusses the upcoming NIAC conference, “Breaking the US-Iran Stalemate: Reassessing the Nuclear Strategy in the Wake of the Majles Elections.”

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Leading specialist lauds Foxbats over Dimona

Writing for the Middle East Journal, Mark N. Katz favorably reviewed Foxbats over Dimona: The Soviets’ Nuclear Gamble in the Six-Day War by Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez. Professor Katz, an expert on Moscow’s foreign policy toward the Middle East, was blown away by the book’s compelling argument and unique

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Yale Press books about unlikely neighbors and allies

In light of continued media coverage about the U.S.’s relationship with Iran, Trita Parsi’s attention-grabbing Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States was reviewed by both Salon and Bloomberg News. Gary Kamiya of Salon calls it “an important new book,” addressing a “fundamental misunderstanding of

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Trita Parsi’s interview with Harry Kreisler of “Conversations with History”

Many thanks to Harry Kreisler, executive producer and moderator of “Conversations with History.” Produced at the Institute of International Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, these interviews were conceived by Kreisler as a way to “…capture and preserve through conversation and technology the intellectual ferment of our times…”

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Bloggers pick up Parsi’s article for The Nation

Trita Parsi, author of Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States, wrote an article for the November 19 issue of The Nation. Parsi’s article, “The Iranian Challenge,” reassesses American assumptions about Iran, and it has caught the attention of bloggers all across the web, including

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People are talking about Parsi’s Treacherous Alliance

Rolling Stone interviewed Trita Parsi, author of Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States, for a recent article. The article reports that Vice President Dick Cheney is “angling behind the scenes for yet another unilateral military action, this time aimed at toppling the clerical regime

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