Misreading 'The Arab Mind'
The dubious guidebook to Middle East culture that's on the Pentagon's reading list
AMONG THE STARTLING revelations in Seymour Hersh's recent articles about the Abu Ghraib prison scandal was news of a peculiar scholarly revival. In the May 24 issue of The New Yorker, Hersh wrote that it was the late Raphael Patai, a Hungarian-born cultural anthropologist who taught at Columbia and Princeton, whose work provided the intellectual backdrop for the torture and ... (Full Article: 1316 Words)
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