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About "Yasir Arafat"
Arafat stands as one of the most resilient, recognisable and controversial political figures of our times. The object of unrelenting suspicion, steady admiration and speculation, he has occupied centre stage of Middle East politics for almost four decades. This is a comprehensive political biography.
Meet the Author
Director of the Global Research in International Affairs Center and editor of the Middle East Review of International Affairs, Barry Rubin is the author of numerous books, including The Tragedy of the Middle East. Judith Colp Rubin is an independent journalist who has covered the Middle Eastýextensively. Together they co-edited Anti-American Terrorism and the Middle East and, most recently, co-authored a widely acclaimed political biography of Yasir Arafat.ý