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An American Arabic Textbook Too

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Submitted by Alex (United States), Jan 8, 2008 at 15:48

I am using a textbook entitled, Ahlan wa Sahlan, to learn first-year Arabic, and this book also mentions "Al-Andalus." What's more, the book is written by a Syrian Christian named Mahdi Alosh ("Bilad al-Shem" is also mentioned repeatedly, while Israel is left out), who directed international studies at West Point.

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