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Anthony Lewis Sacred Rage is must reading -- and fascinating reading -- for all those who want to understand the fanatical violence of the Middle East.
Roger Mudd If ever there was the right book on the right subject for the right readers at the right time, Sacred Rage is it.
Brian Jenkins terrorism expert, the Rand Corporation For Americans trying to understand the campaign of terror, for leaders formulating Middle East policy, for anyone interested in a gripping story of religious fervor, political intrigue, and ruthless violence, Robin Wright's book is a must. It reads like a novel. It informs better than any book I have seen on this subject.
Houston Chronicle No one has covered the terrorist bombings as Robin Wright does, including the origin and larger political and ethnic context in which they took place...No popular account contributes more to our understanding than Sacred Rage.
Marvin Kalb former chief diplomatic correspondent, NBC News A real public service. Robin Wright knows her subject and writes about it with style and substance.
The Kansas City Star Robin Wright manages, against all odds, to get a fix on a phenomenon that is complex, elusive, and kaleidoscopic. Most impressive, however, is her ability to assess the situation with a clear eye, an objective attitude, and enormous intelligence.
Robin Wright is chief diplomatic correspondent for the Los Angeles Times in Washington. She has reported from over 130 countries for CBS News, The Washington Post, and The Sunday Times of London. A recipient of a MacArthur Foundation grant and a National Magazine Award, she has also written for The New Yorker and has been a fellow at Yale, Duke, Stanford, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
For someone who has little background in Arab-Muslim politics and history this book provides an understandable path through the modern rise of the Muslim fanatics. Read morePublished on October 16, 2012 by timpclimber
This book was just all over the place. You either have to have a terrific attention span or have read dozens of books in regards to Islamic fundamentalism. Read morePublished on October 27, 2009 by Thamanjimmy
Robin Wright's book titled SACRED RAGE should have been read and taken seriously by U.S. "experts." As Miss Wright stated, American policy makers have been their own worst enemy in... Read morePublished on October 21, 2009 by James E. Egolf
I just started reading it, but it seems to contain much information on the subject. It is slow reading for me because she gives so many facts that you have to assimilate quickly... Read morePublished on October 17, 2009 by Blue Pacific
A well written book, full of information! Another must read for anyone serious about understanding terrorism.Published on September 2, 2007 by james m. dombrowski
For years Robin Wright has been telling the world that radical Islam is only about legitimate grievances and that the real culprits are the Western powers, especially the United... Read morePublished on April 4, 2002 by Pierre Benedile