Top Leaderboard, Site wide
May 22, 2015
Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines
Sign up for Truthdig's Email NewsletterLike Truthdig on FacebookFollow Truthdig on TwitterSubscribe to Truthdig's RSS Feed

Get Truthdig's headlines in your inbox!

Maggie Winner Banner
Bazaar

By Juan Cole

Featured Bazaar Items

 

Fitted T-Shirt

$22

Fits to a, dare we say it, T.

 

The Rehnquist Choice: The Untold Story of the Nixon Appointment That Redefined the Supreme Court

 

The Rehnquist Choice: The Untold Story of the Nixon Appointment That Redefined the Supreme Court

By John W. Dean

$14.00

 

Get Rich Cheating

 

Get Rich Cheating

Jeff Kreisler

$14.99 NOW $10.19

 

Jr. Hoodie

$35

Zippered front. Slogan on the back.

 

The Omnivore’s Dilemma : A Natural History of Four Meals

 

The Omnivore’s Dilemma : A Natural History of Four Meals

By Michael Pollan

$17.79

 

Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir

 

Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir

By Gore Vidal

$17.16

About the Author

Juan R.I. Cole is the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He has written extensively on modern Islamic movements in Egypt, the Persian Gulf and South Asia and has given numerous media interviews on the war on terrorism and the Iraq War. He lived in various parts of the Muslim world for nearly 10 years and continues to travel widely there. He speaks Arabic, Farsi and Urdu. His most recent book is “Engaging the Muslim World” (2009), and his “Napoleon’s Egypt: Invading the Middle East” was published in 2007. Cole was the recipient of the Hudson Research Professorship in 2003, the National Endowment for the Humanities grant in 1991, and the Fulbright-Hays Islamic Civilization Postdoctoral Award in 1985-86. In November 2004, he was elected president of the Middle East Studies Association of North America and in 2006 was the recipient of Hunter College’s James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism. Cole holds a B.A. in history and literature of religions from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in Arabic studies/history from American University in Cairo. In 1984 he completed his Ph.D. in Islamic studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Since 2002, he has published the blog Informed Comment, at http://www.juancole.com.

 

Truthdig Articles

05/21 Washington Asks, ‘Who Lost Ramadi?’ But Washington Never Had Ramadi

05/20 Iraq: 25,000 Shiite Militiamen Gather to Retake Ramadi

05/19 Why Does the Iraqi Army Keep Running Away From Islamic State?

05/18 Whom Does Jerusalem Belong To?

05/18 Death Sentence for Morsi: Egypt’s Junta Takes Another Step Toward Being North Korea