– Jeremy Salt taught at the University of Melbourne, at Bosporus University in Istanbul and Bilkent University in Ankara for many years, specializing in the modern history of the Middle East. Among his recent publications is his 2008 book, The Unmaking of the Middle East. A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands (University of California Press). He contributed this article to The Palestine Chronicle.
In the latest incarnation of Israeli politics, incoming ‘prime minister’ Benyamin Netanyahu has given the most extreme figures on an already extreme spectrum the portfolios for ‘national security’ and settlement-building on the West Bank. Itamar Ben […]