This book is very informative and definitely worth reading.
The Peel commission gave the vast majority of the territory to the Palestinians - at least with hindsight, wasn't rejecting it a huge blunder?
I read about the middle east conflict from different sources and this book seems to put it all in one place.
Rashid Khalidi may be the foremost historian of the Palestinian people in the United States today. Compared to other major academic historians of the Arab world, my experience with... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Chathan Vemuri
Mr. Khalidi does not tell the story of the Palestinian struggle for statehood. He tells the BUREAUCRATIC story of the Palestinian struggle for statehood. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Joanna Llorente
Well written. Offers a view of the conflict from the Palestinian perspective.Published 4 months ago by Cindy Durand
The "Iron Cage" provided me with a much better understanding of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The mainstream media is usually pro-Israeli so I grew up with one side of the... Read morePublished 13 months ago by David Lindsay
This book is anti-Israeli and is full of hatred. Be aware of the bias when reading it- you are only getting 1 viewpoint.Published 13 months ago by BookReader1986
Every American should read three books by Rashid Khalidi: Palestinian Identify, The Iron Cage, and Brokers of Deceit. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Kevin J. Ashley
Needed this book for school. Required reading, very interesting and time relevant. Don't remember much about it, except that I still have it so it must be good!Published 18 months ago by Ryan Rappisi
Rashid, can you explain why neither so-called "palestine" nor so-called "palestinians" appear in the Holy Quran worshipped by 99 percent of so-called Palestinians"? Read morePublished 22 months ago by Kitchen Magician
Khalidi's book is probably one of the most spotted on reading lists dealing with Israel-Palestine: well-written, concise, and essential. Read morePublished on January 31, 2013 by patron_saints