Andrew Cockburn: The Chalabis, 1 December 2011
Show More Late for Tea at the Deer Palace: The Lost Dreams of My Iraqi Family by Tamara Chalabi.
Harper, 352 pp., £12.99, July 2011, 978 0 06 124039 3Show More
From Dictatorship to Democracy: An Insider’s Account of the Iraqi Opposition to Saddam by Hamid al-Bayati.
Pennsylvania, 347 pp., £23, February 2011, 978 0 8122 4288 1Show More
“... under Tehran’s control – a fact not immediately apparent in the otherwise informative book by Hamid al-Bayati, currently Iraq’s UN ambassador, about his years as the party’s London representative and his post-invasion career in the Iraqi government. Bayati gained his original position at SCIRI when his predecessor accepted an invitation to the ...”