ARCHIVED: Fawaz Gerges, History Faculty: SLC in the News

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Fawaz Gerges

Fawaz Gerges, holder of The Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Chair in Middle Eastern Studies and International Affairs, reviews three books — Suicide Bombers in Iraq: The Strategy and Ideology Of Martyrdom By Mohammed M. Hafez, A Poisonous Affair: America Iraq, and the Gassing of Halabja By Joost R. Hiltermann and Merchant of Death: Money, Guns, Planes, and the Man Who Makes War Possible by Douglas Farah and Stephen Braun in the . The review addresses the question "How much of the war on terror is 'blowback' from U.S. policies?"