Middle East Perspectives: From Lebanon (1968-1988)

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iUniverse, 2012 - History - 696 pages
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Take a journey through the Middle East, examining the dynamics that made it a lightning rod for political controversy, religious dissension, and violence between 1968 and 1988.

Born in Egypt and educated there and in Beirut, Lebanon, author Bassil A. Mardelli has a unique perspective on the issues that continue to affect the region. He explores the region, from the deserts of Sinai to the highlands of the Golan, before moving on to Lebanon, which is in the eye of the storm. Drawing upon his own experiences, Mardelli establishes his Lebanese views. Learn about the complex conditions of the Middle East prior to Lebanon's destruction, including the Six Day War's demoralization of the Arab cause. Mardelli also shares his view that the main underlying cause of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is driven by violent extremists from multiple sides.

To understand the Middle East and the challenges it faces, it is essential to learn about this relatively small but vital country. Without knowledge, the steady quest for power will continue, and the results will be horrific.

 

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Contents

1974 1981
211
1982 1988
461
Index
671
Back cover
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About the author (2012)

Bassil A. Mardelli a native of Egypt, grew up and was educated in Cairo-Egypt and Beirut- Lebanon. His fascination with the Middle East prompted him to share his observations in interviews, lectures, on television, and through his writing. He lives with his wife in Beirut, Lebanon.

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