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From Michael Moore to Sean Penn and Susan Sarandon, numerous Hollywood stars protest again the war in Iraq. This book deciphers the logic behind the engagement of artists, perfomers and celebrities, drawing new ties between art and politics.
Les artistes américains contre la guerre en Irak
Table of contents: The Lebanese Army, 1945 to 1975 - The Army in Iraq from 1932 to 1968 - The Birth of Military Regimes in the Middle East - Nasser, Amer and Their Army - Foreign Policy and the Military in Syria (1946-1970) - Politics and the Army in Turkey (1908-1980) - Politicians and Generals in Israel during the 20th and 21st Centuries.
Militaires et pouvoirs au Moyen-Orient
The desertion of politics, whose legitimacy is based on dialogue, compromise and the reference to the law, leaves the way open to a wave of multiform violence in this region. This work attempts to decipher the mechanisms behind this violence.
Pierre Blanc, Jean-Paul Chagnollaud