arabist arabist

Definition(s):

  • (n) a scholar who specializes in Arab languages and culture

Usage(s):

  • That this guy is a genocidal madman is beyond dispute as well, and you are a mench for pointing this out in an arabist forum such as this.

Quotes

  1. Daniel Pipes, a controversial Middle East scholar, wrote that "Arabic-language instruction is inevitably laden with pan-Arabist and Islamist baggage."
    on May 31, 2007 By: Daniel Pipes Source: Christian Science Monitor

  2. "As a Ph.d Islamologist and Arabist I really hate to say this, but I'll say it anyway: 9/11 had nothing to do with Islam. The war on terror is as phony as the latest Osama bin Laden tape," wrote Barrett.
    on Sep 9, 2007 By: Kevin Barrett Source: NewsByUs

  3. Peters said, "this is the old, discredited Saudi Arabian, Arabist view of the world," and "to be in the middle of a grave series of wars and to have this panel without a single retired military officer to lend his common sense to the...
    on Dec 6, 2006 By: Ralph Peters Source: News Hounds (blog)

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