Articles

  • June 01, 2004|Norvell B. De AtkineMiddle East Quarterly

    The Arab Mind Revisited

    Editors' preface: In the spring of 2004, the Abu Ghraib prison scandal drove headlines in the United States and the Middle East. Journalist Seymour Hersh wrote a report in The New Yorker, entitled "The Gray Zone," describing the...

  • December 01, 1999|Norvell B. De AtkineMiddle East Quarterly

    Why Arabs Lose Wars

    Culture and societal traits constrain Arabs from an effective military force

  • December 01, 1999|Norvell B. De AtkineMiddle East Quarterly

    Miért vesztik el az arabok a háborúikat

  • December 01, 1994|Norvell B. De AtkineMiddle East Quarterly

    Middle East Scholars Strike Out in Washington

    Left-wing ideology prevalent on elite campuses inhibits free inquiry

  • January 01, 0001|Norvell B. De Atkine and Daniel PipesAcademic Questions

    Letters to the Editor: Middle Eastern Studies: What Went Wrong?

    The following consist of letters from readers and a replies from Norvell B. De Atkine and Daniel Pipes. To the Editor: Virtually all the points made by Norvell B. De Atkine and Daniel Pipes in their article "Middle Eastern Studies: What Went Wrong?"

  • January 01, 0001|Norvell B. De Atkine and Daniel PipesAcademic Questions

    Middle Eastern Studies: What Went Wrong?

    A pronounced leftist bias and the proclivity toward apologetics for enemies of the United States are problems that scholarship on the Middle East shares with other area-studies. However, the tendency to overemphasize the Arab-Israeli conflict, to...