• Revolution in the Eye of Sayyid Qutb

    By ANTHONY TSONTAKIS

    Review of Sayyid Qutb: The Life and Legacy of a Radical Islamic Intellectual, by James Toth

    February 13, 2017
  • The Past Is a Foreign Country

    By DONNA ROBINSON DIVINE

    Review of A Home for All Jews: Citizenship, Rights, and National Identity in the New Israeli State, by Orit Rozin, translated by Haim Watzman

    September 06, 2016
  • Multiculturalism as a Tool of Empire

    By DIANA MUIR APPELBAUM

    Review of exhibits Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds (through Nov. 27) and Sicily: Culture and Conquest (through Aug. 14)

    August 01, 2016
  • Before the Arab Spring

    By DONNA ROBINSON DIVINE

    Review of THE FALL OF THE OTTOMANS: The Great War in the Middle East, by Eugene Rogan and A LAND OF ACHING HEARTS: The Middle East in the Great War, by Leila Tarazi Fawaz

    July 08, 2015
    Donna Robinson Divine reviews "THE FALL OF THE OTTOMANS: The Great War in the Middle East", by Eugene Rogan and "A LAND OF ACHING HEARTS: The Middle East in the Great War", by Leila Tarazi Fawaz. The New Rambler Review is an online review of books edited by Eric Posner, Adrian Vermeule and Blakey Vermeule.
  • Arab Winter

    By DONNA ROBINSON DIVINE

    Review of THE ARAB UPRISINGS EXPLAINED: New Contentious Politics in the Middle East, edited by Marc Lynch and THE ARAB UPRISINGS: What Everyone Needs To Know, by James L. Gelvin

    May 06, 2015
    Donna Robinson Divine reviews "THE ARAB UPRISINGS EXPLAINED" edited by Marc Lynch and Elizabeth Maggie Penn, and "THE ARAB UPRISINGS" by James L. Gelvin.
  • Barbarism in the Middle East

    By AZIZ HUQ

    Review of TEMPTATIONS OF POWER: Islamists & Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle Eastby Shadi Hamid and THE RISE OF THE ISLAMIC STATE: ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution, by Patrick Cockburn

    March 25, 2015
    Temptations of Power: Islamists & Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East reviewed by Aziz Huq