The land the late Arab-American political scientist evokes in his posthumously published memoir is not a real place with real people. It is a land inhabited by people who Western racists would like to imagine.
Tag: Edward Said
30 Years On: The Middle East Peace-Process Ruse
The limitation of Palestinian autonomy was embedded in U.S.-brokered negotiations from the start, writes Inès Abdel Razek. That cycle must be broken.
THE ANGRY ARAB: The Life & Mind of Edward Said
As`ad AbuKhalil says a new biography seems to introduce the reader to someone the Middle East scholar clearly was not.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Michael C Hudson & the Arabs
The late scholar was co-founder of the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown, which directly challenged the Zionist narrative and traditional Orientalist teaching, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
The Possibility of Thought & BDS
Mohammad Shabangu, a Black South African academic, analyzes the unspoken and accepted censorship around the question of Palestine in his U.S. classroom.
An Attack on Edward Said’s Legacy
Lawrence Davidson responds to Caroline Glick’s tirade, picked up by Newsweek, against the late American-Palestinian scholar.
THE ANGRY ARAB: ‘The 1967 Defeat’ Industry
As`ad AbuKhalil questions why Arab destiny should be tied to a war that took place more than 50 years ago.
The Legacy and Fallacies of Bernard Lewis
Bernard Lewis, seen by some in the West as a giant of Arab and Muslim scholarship, left behind a legacy of falsehoods and politically-motivated distortions, as As’ad AbuKhalil explains.