Militant Islam Reaches America
Daniel Pipes (Norton)
An alarming insight into radical Islam and the nurturing in the U.S. of the terrorist threat.
The Dhimmi: Jews and Christians Under Islam
Bat Ye’or (Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press)
Excellent primer on the history of Muslim anti-Semitism, with important implications for contemporary Arab hostility toward Jews and Israel.
Islam and the West
Bernard Lewis (Oxford University Press)
Examines the issues of fundamentalism, religious co-existence, and modernity in the Muslim world.
Dream Palace of the Arabs: A Generation’s Odyssey
Fouad Ajami (Vintage Books)
Examines how Muslim fundamentalism has restricted the introduction of modernity and secularism into the Arab world.