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Efraim Karsh

Efraim Karsh is Professor and Head of the Mediterranean Studies Programme at King's College, University of London. He has held various academic posts at the Sorbonne, the London School of Economics, Columbia University, Helsinki University and Tel-Aviv University. Professor Karsh has published extensively on Middle Eastern affairs, Soviet foreign policy and European neutrality. His books include Empires of the Sand: The Struggle for Mastery of in the Middle East, 1789-1922 (Harvard University Press, 1999; with Inari Karsh); Fabricating Israeli History: The New Historians (Frank Cass, 1997; second edition 2000); The Gulf Conflict 1990-1991: Diplomacy and War in the New World Order (Princeton University Press, 1993; with Lawrence Freedman); Saddam Hussein: A Political Biography (The Free Press, 1991; with Inari Rautsi-Karsh).

Efraim Karsh's Books