Shibley Telhami

Anwar Sadat Profesor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, Telhami is one of the nation's foremost experts on Arab public opinion. A past Advisor to the US Mission to the United Nation and the U.S. State Department. Along with serving on the Iraq Study Group as a member of the Strategic Environment Working Group. A frequent commentator and contributor to numerous media outlets, including the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and NPR. The author of several books: The Stakes: America and the Middle East (Westview Press, 2003), Power and Leadership in International Bargaining: The Path to the Camp David Accords (1990), International Organizations and Ethnic Conflict, edited with Milton Esman (1995), Identity and Foreign Policy in the Middle East edited with Michael Barnett (2002), The Sadat Lectures: Words and Images on Peace, 1997-2008, editor (2010), and the forthcoming US Diplomacy in the Middle East 1989-2009, co-authored with Dan Kurtzer. Telhami received his Ph.D in political science at University of California-Berkeley and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institute.

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  • identityforeignpolicy

    Identity and Foreign Policy in the Middle East

  • international

    International Organizations and Ethnic Conflict

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    The Contemporary Middle East

    This volume of provocative contributions by an impressive array of leading scholars, journalists, and policy advisors provides a brief and accessible introduction to selected topical issues of the Middle East.

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    The Stakes

    America's most notable Middle East commentator imparts incisive views on peace, terrorism, and the continuing role of the United States in the region Could the United States defeat Al-Qaeda but still lose the broader war on terrorism? In The Stakes, Shibley Telhami, one of America's most in-demand commentators on the Middle East, provides a concise and penetrating analysis that explains Arab and Muslim attitudes toward the United States and shows why there is much reason for concern.