Tamara Chalabi on Family, History, and Nation

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When many of us hear the name Chalabi, we think of Ahmed Chalabi, the controversial Iraqi politician who advised the U.S. government to go to war. But his daughter Tamara Chalabi wants the world to know that the Chalabi name is bigger that just her father. Her new book, “Late for Tea at the Deer Palace,” brings her family tree to life, from the time of the Ottoman Empire to today’s post-war reconstruction period.