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Efraim Karsh

Efraim Karsh

An internationally known expert on Middle Eastern affairs, Russian policy towards the Middle East, and European neutrality, Efraim Karsh is Professor and Head of Mediterranean Studies at King's College, University of London. He has held teaching and/or research positions at the Sorbonne, Columbia University, the London School of Economics, the International Institute for Strategic Studies (London), the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies (Washington, D.C.), and the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies at Tel—Aviv University. He is also a regular television and radio commentator, and publishes widely in major periodicals in the U.S. and abroad. He is the author of more than ten books, most recently ISLAMIC IMPERIALISM.

ARAFAT'S WAR: The Man and His Struggle to Conquer Israel (Grove/Atlantic, 2003)

ISLAMIC IMPERIALISM: A History (Yale University Press, 2006)

PALESTINE BETRAYED (Yale University Press, 2010)

SADDAM HUSSEIN: A Political Biography (The Free Press, 1991)