The series depicts Cohen's stunning career from 1961 to 1965, when he succeeded in embedding himself into Syrian high society and rose through the ranks to become Chief Adviser to the Minister of Defense.
If they ban him, does he not bleed, at least a little, on the inside? The Oscar folks appear to have had it up to here with the loveable, although as lowbrow as they come, British-Jewish star. Or maybe it was all his own idea. You figure it out.