Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Michael B. Oren (born in 1955) is an American-Israeli scholar, historian, and author best known for his best-selling and highly acclaimed books on Middle Eastern history. Born an American citizen, he has published books, articles and essays on the subject of Middle Eastern history, and is the author of the best-selling Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East, which was listed as a New York Times bestseller and won the National Jewish Book Award and the Los Angeles Times History Book of the Year Award. He is a Senior Fellow at the Shalem Center in Jerusalem and a contributing editor to the The New Republic and the Shalem Center's quarterly journal, Azure. He currently lives in Jerusalem.
Norman Finkelstein wrote a highly critical review of Six Days of War, Bibliography
America's many failed attempts at Mideast peace The Boston Globe January 2, 2007
Necessary Steps for Israel, Confronting State Sponsors of Terror Is the Only Option The Washington Post July 14, 2006
Apple pie and the Middle East, The U.S. has long tried to steer the Mideast toward Western values. Los Angeles Times, January 15, 2007.
Making Sense of the Six-Day War May 6, 2002 briefing by Michael Oren at MEForum.
The Second War of Independence Azure magazine, Winter 2007.
Jews and the Challenge of Sovereignty Azure magazine, Winter 2006.
Levi Eshkol, Forgotten Hero Azure magazine, Winter 2003.
Orde Wingate: Friend Under Fire Azure magazine, Winter 2001.
The 'USS Liberty': Case Closed Azure magazine, Spring 2000.
Jimmy Carter Has a Religious Problem with Israel Wall Street Journal, December 26, 2006.
Stop Terror at Its Source Wall Street Journal, June 28, 2006.
A Soldier's Story Wall St. Journal, August 23, 2005.
Arafat Without Tears. The Terrorist Statesman Took Peace Nowhere article at The Washington Post (November 14, 2004. p. B01)
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