Book Discussion on Sowing Crisis

Rashid Khalidi talked about Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and American Dominance in the Middle East (Beacon Press; February 15, 2009). In his… read more

Rashid Khalidi talked about Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and American Dominance in the Middle East (Beacon Press; February 15, 2009). In his book he takes a look at the involvement of the United States and the Soviet Union in the Middle East during the Cold War and discusses how that involvement influenced what is happening there today. 

Rashid Khalidi is the Edward Said Chair in Arab Studies at Columbia University, where he is also director of the Middle East Institute. He is the author of Resurrecting Empire and has written op-ed pieces in the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, and The Nation. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Sowing Crisis

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Mar 22, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 24, 2009

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  • Mar 22, 2009 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 23, 2009 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 2009 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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