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A Kingdom of Their Own: The Family Karzai and the Afghan Disaster
4.0 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
The key to understanding the calamitous Afghan war is the complex, ultimately failed relationship between the powerful, duplicitous Karzai family and the United States, brilliantly portrayed here by the former Kabul bureau chief for The Washington Post. The United States went to Afghanistan on a simple mission: avenge the September 11 attacks and drive the Taliban from power. This took less than two months. Over the course of the next decade, the ensuing fight for power and money - supplied to
Brotherhood of Warriors: Behind Enemy Lines with a Commando in One of the World's Most Elite Counterterrorism Units
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ean: 9781400107018, isbn: 1400107016,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Beverly Hills native Aaron Cohen was eighteen years old when he left behind his privileged American life with the single-minded ambition of joining Israel's top anti-terrorist commando unit. After fifteen months of grueling training, Cohen was offered the only post a non-Israeli can hold: a top-secret, highly controversial unit that dispatches operatives disguised as Arabs into the Palestinian-controlled West Bank to abduct Hamas leaders and bring them to Israel for trial. Cohen learned
Let Me Stand Alone: The Journals of Rachel Corrie
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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ean: 9781482909302, isbn: 1482909308,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
[Read by Tavia Gilbert] [Introduction by Craig Corrie] [Introduction Read by Edward Asner] This inspiring memoir brings to life all that it means to come of age. Rachel Corrie's determination to make a better, more peaceful world took her from Olympia, Washington, to the Middle East, where she died in 2003 while trying to block the demolition of a Palestinian family's home in the Gaza Strip. A twenty-three-year-old American activist, Corrie also possessed a striking gift for poetry, writing,
The Fall of Heaven: The Pahlavis and the Final Days of Imperial Iran
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.2 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
An immersive, gripping account of the rise and fall of Iran's glamorous Pahlavi dynasty, written with the cooperation of the late shah's widow, Empress Farah.
In this remarkably human portrait of one of the 20th century's most complicated personalities, author Andrew Scott Cooper traces Mohammad Reza Pahlavi's life from childhood through his ascension to the throne in 1941. He highlights the turbulence of the postwar era, during which the shah survived assassination attempts and coup plots to
A Soldier's Promise: The Heroic True Story of an American Soldier and an Iraqi Boy
By Simon & Schuster Audio
4.9 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
After the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, First Sergeant Daniel Hendrex was dispatched along with his unit, Dragon Company, to Husaybah, a small town bordering Syria in the Sunni-dominated Al Anbar Province in Iraq. Their mission was to plug the bottleneck at the border checkpoint, where foreign fighters and weapons smugglers were filtering through daily to join the increasingly menacing insurgency growing rapidly in the region. It was at this checkpoint, amid relentless attacks, that Daniel and
Icon of Evil: Hitler's Mufti and the Rise of Radical Islam
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ean: 9781400156719, isbn: 9781400156719,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
In the 1920s, Hajj Amin-al-Husseini was the political and spiritual leader of the Palestinian Arabs. A vicious anti-Semite, he led numerous pogroms against Jewish settlers. During World War II, al-Husseini allied himself and his people with Hitler; he lived in Germany, met with Hitler, encouraged ''the final solution,'' and became close friends with Himmler and other Nazis. After the war, al-Husseini escaped (he would certainly have been convicted at Nuremberg for war crimes) and fled to Egypt.
Lawrence and the Arabs
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ean: 9781441721426, isbn: 1441721428,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
The unique leader and warrior immortalized as ''Lawrence of Arabia'' is remembered in this official biography written by his friend, Robert Graves. T. E. Lawrence began his lifelong affair with the Middle East as a student at Oxford, taking a four-month walking tour of Syria to study the Crusaders castles. He later returned to the area as an archaeologist and was attached to British Army Intelligence in Egypt at the outbreak of World War I. In 1916, he set out on his greatest adventure: with no
Bibi: The Turbulent Life and Times of Benjamin Netanyahu
By Hachette Audio and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781549199127, isbn: 1549199129,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
A deeply reported biography of the controversial Israeli Prime Minister, showing that we cannot understand Israel today without first understanding the man who leads it.For many in Israel and elsewhere, Benjamin Netanyahu is an anathema, an embarrassment, even a precursor to Donald Trump. But he continues to dominate Israeli public life. How can we explain his rise, his hold on Israeli politics, and his outsized role on the world's stage?In Bibi, journalist Anshel Pfeffer reveals the formative
No Room for Small Dreams: Courage, Imagination, and the Making of Modern Israel
By HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781538412206, isbn: 1538412209,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
[Read by Mark Bramhall] Shimon Peres, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and one of the towering figures of the twentieth century, caps his legacy with this final book, completed shortly before his death -- a majestic, intimate, and personal exploration of modern Israel's history and values that provides invaluable insights for its future. In 1934, eleven-year-old Shimon Peres arrived in Palestine from his native Poland, leaving behind an extended family that would later be killed in the