Challenging the New Orientalism: Dissenting Essays on the "War Against Islam"
Over the past few decades a new, more predatory Orientalism has taken root. Led by Elie Kedourie and Bernard Lewis, the new Orientalists seek to resurrect Islam as the West's menacing "Other." They see the rise of political Islam and its opposition to Western domination of the Islamic world as products of a primordial Islamic hatred of all things Western. Accordingly, the...more