Sandra Mackey

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Sandra Mackey (1937 – April 19, 2015) was an award winning writer on Middle Eastern culture and politics.[1]

She holds an M.A. in International Affairs from the University of Virginia and has taught political science at Georgia State University. She has served as a visiting scholar in the Woodrow Wilson Department of Government and Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia. Her writings have appeared in such periodicals as the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, and Christian Science Monitor.

In addition to appearing on NPR, Nightline, ABC News with Peter Jennings and the BBC, she served as a commentator on the first Gulf War for CNN. Her book Lebanon: Death of a Nation was named to the New York Times list of Notable Books of 1989.

Sandra Mackey died on April 19, 2015, aged 77.[2]


Books written by Sandra Mackey include:

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  1. ^ Mackey biography, University of California, Santa Barbara website]; retrieved December 11, 2006.
  2. ^ Richard Griffiths and Holly Yan, CNN (April 20, 2015). "Famed Middle East writer Sandra Mackey dies". CNN. Retrieved April 21, 2015. 

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