Author Archives: Laleh Khalili

About Laleh Khalili

is professor of Middle East politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. She has authored Heroes and Martyrs of Palestine: The Politics of National Commemoration (Cambridge, 2007) and Time in the Shadows: Confinement in Counterinsurgencies (Stanford, 2013) and is co-editor, with Jillian Schwedler, of Policing and Prisons in the Middle East: Formations of Coercion (Hurst/Oxford, 2008). Her Time in the Shadows was the winner of the Susan Strange Best Book Prize of the British International Studies Association and the 2014 best book award of the International Political Sociology section of the ISA.

Scholar, Pope, Soldier, Spy

Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present Max Boot, New York: Liveright, 2013. xxiv + 784 pp. All In: The Education of General David Petraeus Paula Broadwell with Vernon Loeb, New York: Penguin, 2012. xxiv + 394 pp. The Fourth Star: Four Generals and Their Epic Struggle for the Future of the United States Army David Cloud and Greg Jaffe, New York: Three Rivers Press, 2009. 330 pp. The Art of Intelligence: Lessons from a Life in the Continue reading → Continue reading →