Saddam and the Palestinians
AMONG THE arguments that have been ad- vanced against the Bush administration’s pol- icy on Iraq, few have resonated more widely, or among a more diverse set of critics, than the idea that the U.S. must at least attempt to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict before confronting Sad- dam Hussein
About the Author
Efraim Karsh is head of Mediterranean Studies at King’s College, University of London, and the author most recently of Islamic Imperialism: A History (Yale). Mr. Karsh gratefully acknowledges the generosity of Roger and Susan Hertog in supporting the research on which the present article is based.