Lawrence Freedman wins 2009 Gelber Prize

Congratulations are in order today for Sir Lawrence Freedman, one of Britain’s most distinguished historians, who has just won the 2009 Lionel Gelber Prize for his book, “A Choice of Enemies: America Confronts the Middle East.” The Gelber Prize is presented anually by the Lionel Gelber Foundation in partnership with Foreign Policy and the Munk ...

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Congratulations are in order today for Sir Lawrence Freedman, one of Britain's most distinguished historians, who has just won the 2009 Lionel Gelber Prize for his book, "A Choice of Enemies: America Confronts the Middle East."

The Gelber Prize is presented anually by the Lionel Gelber Foundation in partnership with Foreign Policy and the Munk Centre for International Studies at the University of Toronto. It is awarded to the author of the world's best book on international affairs. Freedman's book examines three decades of U.S. involvement in the Middle East, reaching back to the presidency of Jimmy Carter.

"If you were to select only one book to understand the turmoil and confusion of events in the Middle East over the past 30 years, this is a perfect choice," said Noah Rubin, chair of the Lionel Gelber Prize Board.
 
You can read the full press release here. Also check out Freedman's "Think Again: War" from the July/August 2003 issue of FP.

Congratulations are in order today for Sir Lawrence Freedman, one of Britain’s most distinguished historians, who has just won the 2009 Lionel Gelber Prize for his book, “A Choice of Enemies: America Confronts the Middle East.”

The Gelber Prize is presented anually by the Lionel Gelber Foundation in partnership with Foreign Policy and the Munk Centre for International Studies at the University of Toronto. It is awarded to the author of the world’s best book on international affairs. Freedman’s book examines three decades of U.S. involvement in the Middle East, reaching back to the presidency of Jimmy Carter.

“If you were to select only one book to understand the turmoil and confusion of events in the Middle East over the past 30 years, this is a perfect choice,” said Noah Rubin, chair of the Lionel Gelber Prize Board.
 
You can read the full press release here. Also check out Freedman’s “Think Again: War” from the July/August 2003 issue of FP.

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