The Politics of Chaos in the Middle East

Olivier Roy, The Politics of Chaos in the Middle EastLast Sunday, the New York Times Book Review weighed in on the new Olivier Roy book, The Politics of Chaos in the Middle East. Reviewed alongside Noah Feldman’s new book, the Times declares, “At only 167 pages, Roy’s book provides a concise and penetrating summation of the current scene; it’s a fine primer for anyone trying to get a sense of just how chaotic the Middle East is.

You can read other reviews of the work here. And the first chapter of the book here.

Olivier Roy is also the author of Globalized Islam: The Search for a New Ummah , Secularism Confronts Islam, and the coauthor of Islamist Networks: The Afghan-Pakistan Connection.

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