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Rashid Khalidi

Rashid KhalidiBorn: 1950
Birthplace: New York City

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Resurrecting Empire

Currently holds the Edward Said Chair of Middle East Studies at Columbia (which is funded by anonymous benefactor), and is Director of Columbia University's Middle East Institute.

Father: (PhD from Columbia University)
Brother: (studied at Columbia University)

    University: BA History, Yale University (1970)
    University: PhD, Oxford University (1974)

Author of books:
British Policy Towards Syria and Palestine, 1906-1914 (1980, nonfiction)
Under Siege: PLO Decision-Making During the 1982 War (1986, nonfiction)
Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness (1997, nonfiction)
Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in the Middle East (2004, nonfiction)

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