My Hope for Peace: tk
In 1979, the Camp David Accords, brokered by Jimmy Carter between Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, culminated in the signing of the histo...more
The book is touted as her plan for peace, but I'd say that is not at all what it is about. The greater theme of forgiveness and understanding definitely applies, but some of her specifics are all wrong. She thinks there is a resolution to the refugee problem in letting them return to the region, but n...more
She discusses the history of Egypt (from about 1928 through 2008), of the modern idea of political Islam, and of the beg...more
One chapter I enjoyed in particular was the one about Egyptian women who fought for women's rights in Egypt. They include Huda Sha'arawi, Ceza Nabara...more
But to be fair, perhaps when talking about the Middle East, history does entail a large part of it. It was really an informative and insightful book, nevertheless.