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Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel: Library Edition
By Blackstone Pub
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ean: 9781504709750, isbn: 1504709756,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
Traces the parallel stories of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and his stalker, Yigal Amir, to explore the assassination's fundamental and wrenching impact on the conflict between Israel and Palestine..

Dining with al-Qaeda: Three Decades Exploring the Many Worlds of the Middle East
By Tantor Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
An Oxford-educated scholar of the Middle East and a former foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, Hugh Pope lived and worked in two dozen countries throughout the region. Following in the footsteps of Sir Richard Burton and Lawrence of Arabia, Hugh Pope's explorations of the people, politics, religion, and culture of Islamic nations shows there is no such thing as a monolithic ''Muslim World.'' His probing and often perilous journeys-at one point he is forced to quote Koranic verse

The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State
By Random House Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Ten powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker recall the path terror in the Middle East has taken from the rise of al-Qaeda in the 1990s to the recent beheadings of reporters and aid workers by ISIS. With the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as one of our major journalists writing on terrorism in the Middle East. This collection draws on several articles he wrote while researching that book, as well as many that he's written

On Wings of Eagles
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781455853946, isbn: 1455853941,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
When two of his American employees were held hostage in a heavily guarded prison fortress in Iran, one man took matters into his own hands: American businessman H. Ross Perot. His team consisted of a group of volunteers from the executive ranks of his corporation, hand-picked and trained by a retired Green Beret officer. To free the imprisoned Americans, they would face incalculable odds on a mission that only true heroes would have dared.…“Superb…Ken Follett’s fans may be reluctant to

I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor's Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781452600420, isbn: 1452600422,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish-now known simply as the ''Gaza doctor''-captured hearts and headlines around the world in the aftermath of horrific tragedy: On January 16, 2009, Israeli shells hit his home in the Gaza Strip, killing three of his daughters and his niece.By turns inspiring and heartbreaking, hopeful and horrifying, I Shall Not Hate is Abuelaish's account of an extraordinary life. A Palestinian doctor with a degree from Harvard who was born and raised in a refugee camp in the Gaza Strip

To Be a Friend Is Fatal: The Fight to Save the Iraqis America Left Behind
By Tantor Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
In January 2005 Kirk Johnson, then twenty-four, arrived in Baghdad as USAID's only American employee who spoke Arabic. Despite his opposition to the war, Johnson felt called to civic duty and wanted to help rebuild Iraq. Appointed as USAID's first reconstruction coordinator in Fallujah, he traversed the city's IED-strewn streets, working alongside idealistic Iraqi translators - young men and women sick of Saddam, filled with Hollywood slang, and enchanted by the idea of a peaceful, democratic

Making the Arab World: Nasser, Qutb, and the Clash That Shaped the Middle East
By HighBridge Audio
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ean: 9781684411184, isbn: 1684411181,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
In 2013, just two years after the popular overthrow of Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian military ousted the country's first democratically elected president-Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood-and subsequently led a brutal repression of the Islamist group. These bloody events echoed an older political rift in Egypt and the Middle East: the splitting of nationalists and Islamists during the rule of Egyptian president and Arab nationalist leader Gamal Abdel Nasser. In Making the Arab World, Fawaz

Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781480530751, isbn: 1480530751,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Rorke Denver trains the men who become Navy SEALs—the most creative problem solvers on the modern battlefield, ideal warriors for the kinds of wars America is fighting now. With his years of action-packed mission experience and top training role, Lieutenant Commander Denver understands exactly how tomorrow’s soldiers are recruited, sculpted, motivated, and deployed.Now, Denver takes you inside his fascinating personal story and the demanding SEAL training program he oversees. Arriving as a

My Country
By Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781721355952, isbn: 1721355952,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Born to Palestinian refugees, Kassem Eid grew up in the small town of Moadamiya on the outskirts of the ancient city of Damascus. The streets that he and his many siblings played on were perfumed with jasmine. A precocious child, he excelled at school and had a natural gift for languages. But it didn't take long for Kassem to realise that he was treated differently at school because of his family's resistance to the brutal government regime.  When Bashar al-Assad succeeded his father in 2000,

Radical: My Journey out of Islamist Extremism
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
An insightful account of one man's drastic evolution from religious fervor to enlightened peace. Maajid Nawaz spent his teenage years listening to American hip-hop and learning about the radical Islamist movement spreading throughout Europe and Asia in the 1980s and '90s. At 16, he was already a ranking member in Hizb ut-Tahrir, a London-based Islamist group. He quickly rose through the ranks to become a top recruiter, a charismatic spokesman for the cause of uniting Islam's political power

After the Prophet: The Epic Story of the Shia-Sunni Split in Islam
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
In this gripping narrative history, Lesley Hazleton tells the tragic story at the heart of the ongoing rivalry between the Sunni and Shia branches of Islam, a rift that dominates the news now more than ever. Even as Muhammad lay dying, the battle over who would take control of the new Islamic nation had begun, sparking a succession crisis marked by power grabs, assassination, political intrigue, and passionate faith. Soon Islam was embroiled in civil war, pitting its founder's controversial

My Country, My Life: Fighting for Israel, Searching for Peace
By Macmillan Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
The definitive audiobook memoir of one of Israel's most influential soldier-statesmen and one-time Prime Minister, Ehud Barak, with insights into forging peace in the Middle East. In the summer of 2000, the most decorated soldier in Israel's history - Ehud Barak - set himself a challenge as daunting as any he had faced on the battlefield: to secure a final peace with the Palestinians. He would propose two states for two peoples, with a shared capital in Jerusalem. He knew the risks of failure.

City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death, and the Search for Truth in Tehran
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781494556136, isbn: 1494556138,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Ramita Navai gives voice to ordinary Iranians forced to live extraordinary lives: the porn star, the aging socialite, the assassin and enemy of the state who ends up working for the Republic, the dutiful housewife who files for divorce, and the old-time thug running a gambling den. In today's Tehran, intrigues abound and survival depends on an intricate network of falsehoods: mullahs visit prostitutes, local mosques train barely pubescent boys in crowd-control tactics, and cosmetic surgeons

We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria
By HarperAudio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Reminiscent of the work of Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich, an astonishing collection of intimate wartime testimonies and poetic fragments from a cross-section of Syrians whose lives have been transformed by revolution, war, and flight. Against the backdrop of the wave of demonstrations known as the Arab Spring, in 2011 hundreds of thousands of Syrians took to the streets demanding freedom, democracy, and human rights. The government's ferocious response, and the refusal of the

12 Strong: The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
The New York Times bestselling “spellbinding true-life story” (USA TODAY) of a United States Special Forces team deployed to the war-ravaged Afghanistan mountains in the weeks immediately following 9/11, overcoming great odds to become heroes of our era—now a major motion picture from Jerry Bruckheimer and Lionsgate.In the weeks following the attacks of September 11, a small band of Special Forces soldiers secretly entered Afghanistan. Riding on horseback, they pursued the Taliban over

Muqtada: Muqtada al-Sadr, the Shia Revival, and the Struggle for Iraq
By Tantor Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Whatever else the United States intended when it invaded Iraq in the spring of 2003, it was not to hand the country over to a 32-year-old militant cleric who fought against the U.S. presence from the start and was described by former Iraqi administrator L. Paul Bremer III as a ''Bolshevik Islamist''. Yet, as the occupation steadily disintegrates, the likelihood grows ever stronger that Muqtada al-Sadr, the black-turbaned leader of Iraq's poor Shiites, will take power when the Americans finally

Reagan: The Life
By Random
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ean: 9780449011928, isbn: 0449011925,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
From master storyteller and New York Times bestselling Historian H. W. Brands comes the definitive biography of a visionary and transformative president In his magisterial new biography, H. W. Brands brilliantly establishes Ronald Reagan as one of the two great presidents of the twentieth century, a true peer to Franklin Roosevelt. Reagan conveys with sweep and vigor how the confident force of Reagan’s personality and the unwavering nature of his beliefs enabled him to engineer a

The Home That Was Our Country: A Memoir of Syria - Library Edition
By Blackstone Pub
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ean: 9781549196744, isbn: 154919674X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Alia Malek weaves a lyrical narrative around the history of her family's apartment building in the heart of Damascus, the many lives that crossed in the stairwell, and how the fates of her neighbors reflect the fate of her country.At the Arab Spring's hopeful start, Alia Malek returned to Damascus to reclaim her grandmother's apartment, which had been lost to her family since Hafez al-Assad came to power in 1970. Its loss was central to her parent's decision to make their lives in America. In

The First Muslim: The Story of Muhammad
By Tantor Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
Muhammad's was a life of almost unparalleled historical importance, yet for all the iconic power of his name, the intensely dramatic story of the prophet of Islam is not well known. In The First Muslim, Lesley Hazleton brings him vibrantly to life. Drawing on early eyewitness sources and on history, politics, religion, and psychology, she renders him as a man in full, in all his complexity and vitality. Hazleton's account follows the arc of Muhammad's rise from powerlessness to power, from

Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor
By HarperCollins and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781982528690, isbn: 1982528699,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews

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