My piece on “Pitching the Imperial Republic,” comparing Napoleon’s fiasco in Egypt to Bush’s quagmire in Iraq (since he likes historical analogies) is now available at Tomdispatch.com. Please link back to Tom’s site if you reference it.
About the Author
Juan Cole is the founder and chief editor of Informed Comment. He is Richard P. Mitchell Professor of History at the University of Michigan He is author of, among many other books, Muhammad: Prophet of Peace amid the Clash of Empires and The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Follow him on Twitter at @jricole or the Informed Comment Facebook Page