Faith at War by Yaroslav Trofimov
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Faith at War Summary
In the aftermath of 9/11, Yaroslav Trofimov spent three years crisscrossing the Islamic world to create this unprecedented report. A speaker of Arabic, he mingled with ordinary Muslims, prominent clerics, and heads of state alike to paint a ground-level picture of Islamic life as it is being changed by the Western war on terror. The countries and regions through which Trofimov travels, from Sarajevo to Kandahar, reveal the pitfalls of trying to revamp a civilization that the West largely misunderstands. A sensitive, provocative portrait of a critical period in Muslim history, Faith at War introduces surprising ties between the Islamic world and our own.
Faith at War Reviews
"Even where I found myself quarrelling with some of Trofimov's analysis, I felt grateful for his detailed eyewitness accounts and independent point of view. Wherever the road twists next, American readers can only hope that its journalistic travelers include more like Trofimov, who has the language and courage to climb over daunting barriers, to report plainly on what he sees and hears and feels on the other side." - The Washington Post.
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Yaroslav Trofimov Author Biography
Yaroslav Trofimov, an award-winning foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, has extensively reported from Saudi Arabia and other Muslim countries. He is also the author of Faith atWar: A Journey on the Frontlines of Islam, from Baghdad to Timbuktu.
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