ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Middle East in Hyperboles

Middle East in Hyperboles Asghar Ali Engineer Holy War by Wilhelm Dietl; Macmillan Publishing Company, New York; THE turmoil in the Islamic world has attracted the attention of a large number of western scholars and journalists. Most of these books, are written under the influence of certain firmly held stereotypes and hence utterly fail in explaining the deeper roots of the turmoil in the middle east which the Americans choose to term as near east. Zionist fanaticism is no less severe than Islamic and yet the western media does not project them as such. They are projected as most modern and secular, in no way bloodthirsty like the 'barbarian' Arabs. Not only this, their American and western allies like the Saudi Arabia are also treated differently. They are not projected in as adverse a way as other Arab countries.

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