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Special Reports

Israeli apartheid through the South African lens

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Thani 29, 14352014-03-01

In their book, Why Israel?, Suraya Dadoo and Firoz Osman compare Israeli apartheid with that practiced by the apartheid regime in South Africa and not only find striking parallels but also the extreme form Zionist apartheid has taken. The result is an exciting and informative book.

Special Reports

Beyond videogames: lethal consequences of drone warfare

Yasmeen A Khan

Shawwal 24, 14342013-09-01

Yasmeen A Khan reviews Medea Benjamin’s book: Drone warfare: Killing by remote control and offers a chilling account of how drones have destroyed so many innocent lives.

Book Review

New book on Malcolm X aims to fill gap between myth and legend

Zainab Cheema

Rajab 29, 14322011-07-01

Considered already by many to be a definitive work, Professor Manning Marable’s Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention (Penguin Group (USA) Inc., New York, 2011; 594 pages; hbk. $30.00) is reviewed for CI by staff writer Zainab Cheema.

Book Review

Thoughtful reflections on the Glorious Qur’an

Zafar Bangash

Safar 16, 14312010-02-01

Zafar Bangah, director of the ICIT, reviews Saeed Malik’s A Perspective on the Signs of Al-Qur’an: Through the Prism of the Heart, 278 pages, Pbk: $18.99, (published in 2009 and available at www.amazon.com and www.booksurge.com).

Book Review

Revealing account of internal American politics in the run-up to the Iraq invasion

Nasr Salem

Shawwal 18, 14252004-12-01

Plan of Attack by Bob Woodward. Pub: Simon & Schuster, New York, London, Toronto, Sydney: 2004. Pp: 467. Hbk: $28.00 / £19.00.

Book Review

Convincingly answering the Western charges against Islam

Zawahir Siddique

Dhu al-Hijjah 17, 14362004-10-01

Is There An Islamic Problem? Essays on Islamicate Societies, the US and Israel By M. Shahid Alam. Pub: The Other Press, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 2004. Pbk:$15; pages: 240.

Book Review

Samuel Huntington’s right-wing interpretation of the problems facing American society

Zawahir Siddique

Jumada' al-Akhirah 14, 14252004-08-01

Huntington's The Clash of Civilizations (1996) tried to persuade the American public to accept that war between the West and Islam is inevitable...

Book Review

One useful paper in a disappointing volume about the global Islamic movement

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Ula' 13, 14252004-07-01

TRANSNATIONAL POLITICAL ISLAM: RELIGION, IDEOLOGY AND POWER edited by Azza Karam. Pub: Pluto Press, London, December 2003. Pp: 157. Pbk: £15.99.

Book Review

Outlining proposals for how the US can distort Islam for its own interests

Zafar Bangash

Rabi' al-Awwal 11, 14252004-05-01

Civil Democratic Islam: Partners, Resources and Strategies by Cheryl Benard. Pub: Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, 2004. Pp: 118. Pbk: $20. (Also available on-line to download.)

Book Review

Paulo Freire’s classic on the nature of oppression throughout society

Zawahir Siddique

Safar 11, 14252004-04-01

Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire (30th anniversary edition). Pub: Continuum International, New York, 2003. Pp: 183. Pbk: $15.95.

Book Review

Noam Chomsky’s latest book puts Bush’s neo-con policies in historical context

Laila Juma

Muharram 10, 14252004-03-01

Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance by Noam Chomsky. Pub: Metropolitan Books, New York, 2003. Pp: 278. Hbk: $22.00

Book Review

The historical construction of a Muslim threat underpinning the betrayal of Bosnia

Indraneel Sircar

Jumada' al-Akhirah 23, 14232002-09-01

The Denial of Bosnia by Rusmir Mahmutcehajic. Pub: Penn State University Press, University Park, PA, 2001. Pp: 156. $24.95.

Book Review

An outstanding contribution to Middle Eastern studies

Aisha Khan

Rabi' al-Thani 23, 14191998-08-16

The Palestinian question dominates the Middle East and the Arab-Israeli struggle, preoccupying the world since the early 1920s when the judaization of a predominantly Arab country began.

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