In the Hands of the Taliban

In the Hands of the Taliban

“[The Taliban soldiers] showing more courtesy than British police”.  Yvonne Ridley. Reviewed by Abdul Hai Some may say the narrative by the British journalist Yvonne Ridley presented in “In the

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Orientalism

Orientalism

    “In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful” Orientalism Edward W. Said, Reviewed by Abdul Hai “Arabs, for example, are thought of as camel-riding, terroristic, hook-nosed,

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Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

    “In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful” ‘Things fall Apart Chinua Achebe Reviewed by Abdul Hai “Your new-caught, sullen peoples,    Half devil and half child..” The

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