Reflections In A Bloodshot Lens: America, Islam And The War Of Ideas

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$30.00
Publisher
Pluto Press (UK)
Publish Date
Pages
392
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.54 X 1.0 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780745324197

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About the Author

Lawrence Pintak is a veteran foreign correspondent who has reported from more than 40 countries. As CBS News Middle East correspondent in the 1980s, he covered the birth of modern Islamic terrorism in Beirut. He writes frequently on terrorism, the Middle East and Southeast Asia for a variety of publications.

Reviews

"This fine book should stimulate some much-needed thinking about the dangers the US public and policy makers face because of their simplistic world view" - Philip Seib, Lucius W. Nieman Professor of Journalism, Marquette University; author of Beyond the Front Lines: How the News Media Cover a World Shaped by War.

"A compelling and long-needed work" - Charles A. Krohn, Former Deputy Chief of Public Affairs, U.S. Army

"Pintak combines the keen eye of an experienced journalist with [a] sharp intellect. [He] is not afraid to demolish entrenched mythologies" - Hisham Melhem, Washington correspondent, an-Nahar newspaper (Lebanon) and host, Al-Arabiya TV's Across the Ocean

"An acute, informed and timely insight into colliding worlds of perception which dominate the global agenda" - Jim Muir, Middle East correspondent for the BBC and others