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Misreading 'The Arab Mind'

The dubious guidebook to Middle East culture that's on the Pentagon's reading list

By Emram Qureshi
May 30, 2004

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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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