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by Edward Nash,Cindy Reiman,Robert Fink

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ISBN: 0918266203
ISBN13: 978-0918266200
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Author: Edward Nash,Cindy Reiman,Robert Fink
Language: English
Publisher: Smyrna Pr (September 1, 1988)
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Rating: 4.2
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Edward Nash's ALLAHU AKBAR is a cautionary tale for the modern world. It tells about the destruction of Israel in modern atomic world. This is a constant topic in the news. Two solutions are presented today : the military first strike by Israel against its enemies and the opening of Israel to Arabs. The latter solution is gaining favor. A good example in Asia is Singapore with its high density of population and its high technology creating great wealth. Edward Nash reminds us that the time is short for a meaningful resolution of impending crisis. Also it is a very colorful book with many plots. The wonder is that ALLAHU AKBAR is as timely today as it was yesterday. I would say that it is becoming very timely by the day.
Most students of world affairs know something about the Middle East - more or less. The region has been a routine topic for journalists for decades. However, the area that gets the lion's share of attention is the Arab-Israeli dispute - for the obvious reasons.

Recently, rebellion has broken out in the Arab camp, mass demonstrations, dictators ousted, killed. To these developments the reaction of the press has been one of confounded surprise. And that's where Allahu Akbar, a work of fiction, distinguishes itself, projecting change before the current state of affairs, and in the most sensitive and guarded of areas - the US - Israeli relationship. The novel begins peacefully enough in New York City, in the Gothic majesty of the Woolworth Building, where the protagonist, Basil Primchek, a US educated Israeli, has been working as a journeyman architect for Shames, Garfield and Chase, a leading architectural firm. These seemingly benign conditions are terminated and Primcheck returns to Israel and secures employment in a government architectural agency in Jerusalem, headed by the Russian emigre, Olga Shalansky. A subsequent association with a Palestinian stonecutter enmeshes Primchek in a network of loyalties and conflicts basic to the overarching political struggle in the region, a struggle begging for resolution.

Tensions between the ruling and the ruled are artfully drawn. In addition to savvy politics, the book's dramatis personae features characters compelling interest and sympathy. Allahu Akbar's engrossing climax illustrates the perils inherent in US foreign policy, congenital conceits which increasingly risk catastrophe.