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Title:
Unlocking the Middle East : the writings of Richard Falk : an anthology
Author:
Falk, Richard A.
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Publication Information:
New York : Interlink Books, 2003.
Physical Description:
xix, 305 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The Mena House interview -- The cruelty of geopolitics -- Can political democracy survive the religious resurgence? -- False universalism & the politics of exclusion -- Implications of the Oslo/Cairo framework for the peace process -- The Kurdish struggle for self-determination -- Protecting Palestinians -- Legal reflections on the Israeli occupation -- The status of Israeli settlements under international law -- The Beirut Raid and the international law of retaliation -- Rethinking US-Israel relations after the Lebanon War -- The New York Times trilogy : Anthony Lewis & Richard Falk --International law & the US response to the Iranian Revolution -- Human rights after the Iranian Revolution.
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ISBN:
9781566564618
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Book

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Summary

Unlocking The Middle East brings together over three decades of work by Richard Falk, a leading observer of the region and analyst/critic of US policy toward it.


Author Notes

Richard Falk is the Albert G. Milbank Professor Emeritus of International Law and Practice at Princeton University
Jean Allain is assistant professor of public international law at the American University in Cairo


Table of Contents

Introductionp. vi
The Middle East
Chapter 1 The Mena House Interviewp. 2
Chapter 2 The Cruelty of Geopoliticsp. 19
Islam
Chapter 3 Can Political Democracy Survive the Religious Resurgence?p. 34
Chapter 4 False Universalism & the Politics of Exclusionp. 47
Self-Determination
Chapter 5 Implications of the Oslo/Cairo Framework for the Peace Processp. 66
Chapter 6 The Kurdish Struggle for Self-Determinationp. 84
Palestinian Occupied Territories
Chapter 7 Protecting Palestiniansp. 96
Chapter 8 Legal Reflections on the Israeli Occupationp. 107
Chapter 9 The Status of Israeli Settlements under International Lawp. 120
Lebanon
Chapter 10 The Beirut Raid and the International Law of Retaliationp. 130
Chapter 11 Rethinking US-Israel Relations after the Lebanon Warp. 152
Iran
Chapter 12 The New York Times Trilogy: Anthony Lewis & Richard Falkp. 176
Chapter 13 International Law & the US Response to the Iranian Revolutionp. 182
Chapter 14 Human Rights After the Iranian Revolutionp. 194
Epilogue: Ending the Death Dancep. 224
Acknowledgmentsp. 231
Appendix The 2001 Report of the UN Commission on Human Rightsp. 234
Notesp. 270
Indexp. 300