About Fawaz A Gerges
Fawaz A Gerges is Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science where he directs the Middle East Centre. His most recent book is, Obama and the Middle East: The End of America’s Moment? (Palgrave and Macmillan Press, 2012).
Among his other books are America and Political Islam: Clash of Cultures or Clash of Interests? (Cambridge University Press, 1999); Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy (Harcourt Press, 2006); The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global (Cambridge University Press, 2005); and The Rise and Fall of Al-Qaeda (Oxford University Press, 2011).
Articles by Fawaz A Gerges
Mandela: the global icon
If you wonder what has happened to al-Qaida, follow the trail of Arab and Muslim public opinion, and you'll get a clear picture of its massive crisis of authority and legitimacy.