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Sphinx and commissar

MuhМЈammad HМЈasanayn Haykal

Sphinx and commissar

the rise and fall of Soviet influence in the Arab world

by MuhМЈammad HМЈasanayn Haykal

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt,
  • Soviet Union,
  • Arab countries
    • Subjects:
    • Haykal, Muḥammad Ḥasanayn.,
    • Journalists -- Egypt -- Biography.,
    • Egypt -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Egypt.,
    • Arab countries -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Arab countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementMohamed Heikal.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT82.5.R8 H39
      The Physical Object
      Pagination303 p., [4] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages303
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4484749M
      ISBN 100002167875
      LC Control Number79313578

      In , Heikal published many books: Sphinx and Commissar, Cutting the Lion's Tale: Suez Through Egyptian Eyes, The Road to Ramadan and a bombshell titled Khareef Al-Ghadab (Autumn of Fury), in which he analyzed the reasons behind Sadat's assassination and the rise of political Islam. The Sphinx and the Commissar: The Rise and Fall of Soviet Influence in the Middle East. by Mohamed Heikal (pp. ) Review by: Robert Owen Freedman.

      Heikal was the author of several books, including Nasser: The Cairo Documents (), The Road to Ramadan (), Sphinx and Commissar (), Autumn of Fury: The Assassination of Sadat (), Secret Channels: The Inside Story of Arab-Israeli Peace . Background and Books. Heikal articulated the thoughts of President Gamal Abdel Nasser earlier in his career. [2] The reasons for his fall with president Anwar El-Sadat, who succeeded Nasser, remain under great speculation. [citation needed]Heikal has been a member of the Central Committee of the Arab Socialist Union.. In , Heikal published many books: Sphinx and Commissar, Cutting the Lion.

      Mohamed Heikal, Sphinx and Commissar: The Rise and Fall of Soviet Influence in the Middle East (London: Collins, ) Google Scholar Yaacov Ro’i, From Encroachment to Involvement: A Documentary Study of Soviet Policy in the Middle East, – (New York: John .   THE SPHINX AND THE COMMISSAR. The Rise and Fall of. Soviet Influence in the Middle East. By Mohamed Heikal. The book has a lot to say implicitly about the volAtility of Arab nationalism. It is.


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A really very enjoyable book. The writing is journalistic - almost conversational - in tone and has a strong narrative structure. In a poignant foreshadowing of the fate that would later befall Soviet system, we get a sense of the optimism and prestige with which the they arrived in the middle East in the wake of Nasser's Egyptian revolution, and indignity and confusion in which their /5.

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GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. In Nasser confided to Mohamed Heikal that he wanted to write a primer for Third World leaders on handling the Russians.

It would contain practical advice on, say. Sphinx and commissar: the rise and fall of Soviet influence in the Arab world.

[Muḥammad Ḥasanayn Haykal] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Muḥammad Ḥasanayn Haykal. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes. In his forthcoming book, Sphinx and Commissar, published by Collins, from which these extracts are taken, he charts the rise and fall of Soviet influence in the Arab world between and It was a period which began by Russia's replacement of Britain and America as the dominant power in the Middle East and culminated in Sadat's unceremonious expulsion of Russian advisers from Egypt in The former editor of Al-Ahram continues his revelations of conversations in high places as he traces Soviet-Arab relations over two decades.

He dwells on the many ways in which the Soviets misunderstood and miscalculated the affairs of the Middle East and ultimately found their policy "in ruins" as the result of the common aim of Henry Kissinger and Anwar Sadat to exclude them from the region.

The sphinx and the commissar: the rise and fall of Soviet influence in the Middle East. Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Book Author(s) Muḥammad Ḥasanayn Haykal Date c Publisher Harper & Row Pub place New York Edition 1st U.S.

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About this Item: Random House Books for Young Readers. Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

Possible ex library copy, will have. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Haykal, Muḥammad Ḥasanayn. Sphinx and the commissar. New York: Harper & Row, © (OCoLC) Origin of the Sphinx (The Sphinx, #), Cursed by the Gods (The Sphinx, #1), Demigods and Monsters (The Sphinx, #2), Myths of Immortality (The Sphinx.

The Sphinx and the Commissar: The Rise and Fall of Soviet Influence in the Middle East. Heikal wrote an article in the monthly magazine Wajhat Nazar (where he had been writing for some time already) that the time has come for an "old warrior" to put.[citation needed] Heikal has been a member of the Central Committee of the Arab Socialist Union.

KIRKUS REVIEW Former Al Ahram editor Heikal, author of The Sphinx and the Commissar (among others), is presently in jail in Cairo--thanks to his old friend, the late President Sadat. A moderate Arab nationalist is hard put in today's Middle East. The Sphinx and the Commissar: The Rise and Fall of Soviet Influence in the Middle East by Mohamed Hassanein Heikal and a great selection of related books, art.

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Sphinx Comics, Cards, & Collectibles LLC - Indiana Ave, SteRiverside, California - Rated based on 79 Reviews "Awesome Comic Book. In his forthcoming book, Sphinx and Commissar, Heikal charts the rise and fall of Soviet influence in the Arab world along with an "instruction manual" for dealing with the Russians.

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Mohamed Hassanein Heikal (Arabic: محمد حسنين هيكل ‎‎; 23 September – 17 February ) was an Egyptian journalist. For 17 years (–), he was editor-in-chief of the Cairo newspaper Al-Ahram and has been a commentator on Arab affairs for more than 50 years. Heikal articulated the thoughts of President Gamal Abdel Nasser earlier in his career.

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