Example sentences for: ajami

How can you use “ajami” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • "Men love the troubles they know," Ajami witheringly observes.

  • Ajami begins his book with a bang: the suicide of Khalil Hawi, a Lebanese poet who shot himself on the day in 1982 when Israel invaded Beirut.

  • Ajami, the author of The Arab Predicament , the classic 1981 intellectual history of modern Arab political thought, is probably the second most influential Arab-American public intellectual.

  • Ajami complains that many Arab writers and pundits prefer simply not to deal with the cruel realities of the Middle East today: the gap between petrodollar wealth in the Gulf and uninspiring economic growth elsewhere; the persistence of autocracy and the failure to develop accountable governments; the debilitating enmity with Israel; the legacy of foreign rule; the influence of Western political ideas and the sheer power of the United States.

  • Ajami is invoking Lawrence knowingly, to underscore what he views as the central Arab quandary.


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