Wednesday, October 10

Edward Said: Imperial Continuity - Palestine, Iraq, and U.S. Policy.

  A lecture by Dr. Edward W. Said: "Imperial Continuity: Palestine, Iraq, and U.S. Policy." University of Washington, The Walker-Ames Lecture Series -- 8 May 2003. Edward Said, acclaimed for his literary and cultural criticism, is a sought-after commentator on Middle Eastern politics and America's foremost spokesman for the Palestinian cause. His influential book, "Orientalism," (1978), is an examination of Western perceptions of the Islamic world. His criticism extends to the United States, which he calls a dishonest broker in the peace process due to its long-standing support for apartheid Israel.

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