By Linn Normand

This e-book investigates demonization in foreign politics, relatively within the heart East. It argues that whereas demonization’s origins are non secular, its persisted presence is essentially political. Drawing upon examples from ancient and smooth conflicts, this paintings addresses key questions: Why do leaders demonize enemies whilst waging battle? And what are the lasting affects on peacemaking? In supplying solutions to those inquiries, the writer applies ancient perception to twenty-first century clash. particular consciousness is given to Israel and Palestine because the writer argues that war-time demonization in coverage, media, and paintings is a mental and relational barrier in the course of peace talks.

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