For the Primer

A trenchant and comprehensive analysis

…of the current crisis in the Middle East. Taufiq Rahim has provided an insightful summary that will be useful to anyone who wants to understand this many-sided catastrophe.”
Robert Worth
Contributing Writer, The Atlantic

An impressively dispassionate summary

…that will prove very valuable for people trying to familiarize themselves with the situation.”
Stephen Walt
Robert and Renée Belfer professor of international relations, Harvard University

A clear, well-written, and well-calibrated account

…of the present crisis in the Middle East, its key players, and how we got here – Taufiq Rahim has more than delivered with this primer.”
Peter Bergen
Author of The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden


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