The Tribes Triumphant: Return Journey to the Middle East

The Tribes Triumphant Return Journey to the Middle East Charles Glass an award winning commentator on the Middle East resumes a journey through the Levant that was violently interrupted on when he was kidnapped by Shiite gunmen The voyage from Aqab

  • Title: The Tribes Triumphant: Return Journey to the Middle East
  • Author: Charles Glass
  • ISBN: 9780007131624
  • Page: 499
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Charles Glass, an award winning commentator on the Middle East, resumes a journey through the Levant that was violently interrupted on 1987 when he was kidnapped by Shiite gunmen The voyage, from Aqaba on the Red Sea to Alexandretta in southern Turkey, begins again in September 2001, haunted by the 9 11 attacks on America and the ensuing invasion of Iraq.Along the route,Charles Glass, an award winning commentator on the Middle East, resumes a journey through the Levant that was violently interrupted on 1987 when he was kidnapped by Shiite gunmen The voyage, from Aqaba on the Red Sea to Alexandretta in southern Turkey, begins again in September 2001, haunted by the 9 11 attacks on America and the ensuing invasion of Iraq.Along the route, Glass visits the Israeli settlements and Arab towns on whose land the settlements were constructed, speaks to Israeli conscripts and Palestinian demonstrators, to priests, rabbis and mullahs, politicians and assassins, the tortured and their torturers He also revisits the scene of his captivity, confronting the men who kidnapped him over two decades ago.

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    1. After having read 4/5 I think this is a great introduction to the rich and complated history of the middle east people, this is really the point where east,west,north and south clashes. And every idea throughout the history of man crushes in the sand, the mountains, the rivers and the oceans.In the cafe`s,lea Here in this evermelting pot you will also find the thoughts nobody have thought.

    2. If you have any interest in the Middle East, this is an absolute "must read". The writer/journalist talks to people on all sides of this impossible part of the world to gain a deep and personal understanding of the tragedy that is Israel/Palenstine.

    3. An eye-opening trip into the historical, political and social complexities of the Middle East. A must-read for anyone who wants to understand where the current status-quo is rooted.

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