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  • The Shackled Warrior by Caroline Glick - Non-fiction, 2008
    The Shackled Warrior by Caroline Glick - Non-fiction, 2008

The Shackled Warrior by Caroline Glick - Non-fiction, 2008


A collection of writings by Jerusalem Post columnist Caroline Glick on Islamicism, European cultural disaggregation, US inconsistency, and timidity and confusion in Israel - the main phenomena that affect and determine current political and strategic responses to geopolitical developments

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SKU : 11853 ISBN : 978-9652294159
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Jerusalem Post columnist Caroline Glick has gained international recognition for her writing on Israel and the U.S. in the face of existing and increasing Islamic fundamentalism. The Shackled Warrior brings together in one collection some of her most eye-opening pieces. This collection includes: * An essay comparing and contrasting Woodrow Wilson and George W. Bush * A nuanced, fresh approach to the politics of Holocaust denial * An interview with imprisoned spy Jonathan Pollard – I fell in love with two women – Israel and the U.S. It doesn’t work in private life and it doesn’t work in politics. * An analysis of academic cowardice toward Israel in institutions like Cambridge University’s Clare College * An analysis of enemy propaganda influencing broadcasts of al-Hurra (more extreme [on some issues] than al-Jazeera), funded by the U.S. government *A demographic analysis of the Middle East that might surprise you+* Reflections on the battle over public discourse and the language used: 'terrorists' vs. 'militants' * Brave statements by Catholic and Muslim leaders ... At the conclusion of this collection of her writings, Glick calls on Jews – really, for those who live by the principles of liberty and rule of law that stem from Judaism – to emulate Pope Benedict XVI's willingness to judge. In his introduction, R. James Woolsey, former director of Central Intelligence, describes Glick's book as 'more than just a remarkable set of well-written and vivid columns and reports… If your taste runs to appreciating skillful and direct confrontation of cant, duplicity, appeasement, and wishful thinking – along the lines of the writings in the 1930’s of George Orwell and Winston Churchill, but on today’s manifestations of the issues those men confronted so brilliantly – then you’ve got the right book in hand. 'Caroline B. Glick,' Woolsey continues, 'highlights these underlying trends while analyzing events as they unfold both globally and in Israel. This extraordinary collection… is a must-read for all who care about winning the war against the multifarious forces of global jihad.' Blurbs for The Shackled Warrior from major figures in Israeli politics and journalism 'In eloquent and passionate prose, Caroline Glick examines some of the most important and troubling issues facing Israel and the world. Her message is clear and coherent: Islamic fundamentalism is the greatest challenge facing the West today. 'Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel 'In a world of self-deception and the desire to find false comfort by escaping the challenges facing the free world and Israel, it is important to hear the sober voice of Caroline Glick which reminds us that the real answers to building a secure world are based on values and not in immediate political gratification.' Natan Sharansky+Distinguished Senior Fellow, the Shalem Center 'Caroline is the sharpest of commentators on Israel and the region - withering in her critique, and all too often vindicated. 'David Horovitz, Editor-in-Chief, The Jerusalem Post About the Author Caroline B. Glick was raised in Chicago, earned her BA in Political Science from Columbia University, and moved to Israel in 1991. She joined the IDF and served as an officer for over five years. During the last three years of her military service, Glick was a member the Israeli team that negotiated with the PLO. As a civilian, she was appointed to assist then (and current) Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on foreign policy issues. After leaving government service in 1998, Glick attended Harvard University, where she received a Master’s in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government. After returning to Israel, she began working as a senior commentator and editor at the Makor Rishon Hebrew weekly newspaper. In 2002, Glick was hired at The Jerusalem Post as senior columnist and deputy managing editor. During Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 she was one of the only female journalists imbedded with US infantry forces, reporting for The Jerusalem Post, Ma'ariv, Israel TV’s Channel 2 and the Chicago Sun-Times. Ms. Glick's syndicated columns in The Jerusalem Post are published twice-weekly. She also writes a monthly column for the Jewish Press. Her writing on strategic issues facing Israel and the United States has been published in the Wall Street Journal, National Review, the Boston Globe, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Washington Times, and other major publications. Ms. Glick is the senior fellow for Middle Eastern Affairs at the Center for Security Policy in Washington, DC. In 2003, Israel's Ma’ariv daily named her Israel's most prominent woman of the year. In December 2005, the Zionist Organization of America awarded her the Ben Hecht award for Middle East reporting. In January 2006, Israel Media Watch granted her the Abramowitz Prize for Media Criticism. Ms. Glick lives in Jerusalem

  • Author/Artist: Caroline Glick
  • Publisher: Apr. 2008
  • Pages: 434 pp
  • Binding: Hard Cover