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Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Life
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ean: 9781572703520, isbn: 1572703520,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
The Queen of Jordan describes her youth in a privileged Arab American family, her Princeton education, and her marriage to King Hussein of Jordan, providing a portrait of their private life together and her work as a queen and activist.Used Book in Good Condition.

All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror
By Tantor Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 100 reviews
Half a century ago, the United States overthrew the democratically elected prime minister of Iran, Mohammad Mossadegh, whose ''crime'' was nationalizing the country's oil industry. In a cloak-and-dagger story of spies, saboteurs, and secret agents, Kinzer reveals the involvement of Eisenhower, Churchill, Kermit Roosevelt, and the CIA in Operation Ajax, which restored Mohammad Reza Shah to power. Reza imposed a tyranny that ultimately sparked the Islamic Revolution of 1979, which, in

Brothers of the Gun
By Random House Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
A bracingly immediate memoir by a young man coming of age during the Syrian war, Brothers of the Gun is an intimate lens on the century's bloodiest conflict and a profound meditation on kinship, home, and freedom.  In 2011, Marwan Hisham and his two friends - fellow working-class college students Nael and Tareq - joined the first protests of the Arab Spring in Syria, in response to a recent massacre. Arm in arm they marched, poured Coca-Cola into one another's eyes to blunt the effects of

War, Journalism, and the Middle East (AK Press Audio)
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mpn: VIRUSCD 368, ean: 9781904859383, isbn: 1904859380,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
“The most famous foreign correspondent in Britain.”—The New York TimesOn the heels of his recent treatise on the Middle East, The Great War for Civilisation, we present the animated and impassioned Robert Fisk, discussing the realities, risks, and rewards of his work. With unparalleled access to history-makers in the region, Fisk recounts the rise of Hezbollah, his interviews with Osama bin Laden, and the growing Iraqi insurgency. Includes a lecture and an interview with acclaimed radio

Afghanistan: A Military History from Alexander the Great to the Fall of the Taliban
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
For more than 2,500 years, the forbidding territory of Afghanistan has served as a vital crossroads not only for armies but also for clashes between civilizations. As a result of the United States' engaging in armed conflict with the Afghan regime, an understanding of the military history of that blood-soaked land has become essential to every American. Afghanistan's military history provides lessons for us today. The earliest written records inform us of fierce mountain tribes on the eastern

Our Oriental Heritage: The Story of Civilization, Volume 1 (The Story of Civilization series)
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ean: 9781482941098, isbn: 1482941090,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
[MP3-CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.] [Read by Robin Field] [Our Oriental Heritage is Volume 1 -- of the eleven volume 'The Story of Civilization' Series] The first volume of Will Durant's Pulitzer Prize-winning series, Our Oriental Heritage: The Story of Civilization, Volume I chronicles the early history of Egypt, the Middle East, and Asia. In this masterful work, readers will encounter: *Sumeria, birthplace of the first cities and written laws *the Egyptians, who perfected monumental

Our Last Best Chance: The Pursuit of Peace in a Time of Peril
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 108 reviews
A news-breaking memoir that tackles head-on the toughest challenge in the world today. When a dying King Hussein shocked the world by picking his son rather than his brother, the longtime crown prince, to be the next king of Jordan, no one was more surprised than the young head of Special Operations, who discovered his life was in for a major upheaval. This is the inspirational story of a young prince who went to boarding school in America and military academy in Britain and grew up

God's Battalions: The Case for the Crusades
By Tantor Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
In God’s Battalions, distinguished scholar Rodney Stark puts forth a controversial argument that the Crusades were a justified war waged against Muslim terror and aggression. Stark, the author of The Rise of Christianity, reviews the history of the seven major crusades from 1095-1291 in this fascinating work of religious revisionist history..

America's War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
Retired army colonel and New York Times best-selling author Andrew J. Bacevich provides a searing reassessment of US military policy in the Middle East over the past four decades. From the end of World War II until 1980, virtually no American soldiers were killed in action while serving in the Greater Middle East. Since 1990, virtually no American soldiers have been killed in action anywhere else. What caused this shift? Andrew J. Bacevich, one of the country's most respected voices on

The Morning They Came for Us: Dispatches from Syria
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
Once in a decade comes an account of war that promises to be a classic. Doing for Syria what Imperial Life in the Emerald City did for the war in Iraq, The Morning They Came for Us bears witness to one of the most brutal, internecine conflicts in recent history. Drawing from years of experience covering Syria for Vanity Fair, Newsweek, and the front pages of the New York Times, award-winning journalist Janine di Giovanni gives us a tour de force of war reportage, all told through the

Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History
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ean: 9781470832445, isbn: 1470832445,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal and a quake in global politics still felt today. But there's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped. And a midlevel agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them. Armed with foreign film visas, Mendez and an unlikely team of CIA agents and Hollywood insiders -- directors, producers, and

Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 115 reviews
In Israel and the West, it is called the Six Day War. In the Arab world, it is known as the June War or, simply, as ''the Setback''. Never has a conflict so short, unforeseen, and largely unwanted by both sides so transformed the world. The Yom Kippur War, the war in Lebanon, the Camp David accords, the controversy over Jerusalem and Jewish settlements in the West Bank, the intifada, and the rise of Palestinian terror are all part of the outcome of those six days of intense Arab-Israeli

Six Days of War: Library Edition
By Blackstone Pub
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
Relates the events of the six-day Arab-Israeli War of June, 1967, discussing it in the context of regional and international politics and examining its consequences for the Middle East..

My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel
By Random House Audio
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ean: 9780385359597, isbn: 0385359594,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE ECONOMISTWinner of the Natan Book Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Book AwardAn authoritative and deeply personal narrative history of the State of Israel, by one of the most influential journalists writing about the Middle East today   Not since Thomas L. Friedman’s groundbreaking From Beirut to Jerusalem has a book captured the essence and the

The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell: An Accidental Soldier's Account of the War in Iraq
By Tantor Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
A New York Times Bestseller John Crawford joined the Florida National Guard to pay for his college tuition. But in autumn 2002, one semester short of graduating and newly married, he was called to active duty on the front lines in Iraq. In a voice at once raw and immediate, Crawford vividly chronicles the daily life of a young soldier in Iraq and the transformation of innocent young men into something entirely different..

Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present
By Tantor Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
“Will shape our thinking about America and the Middle East for years.”—Christopher Dickey, NewsweekThis best-selling history is the first fully comprehensive history of America’s involvement in the Middle East from George Washington to George W. Bush. As Niall Ferguson writes, “If you think America’s entanglement in the Middle East began with Roosevelt and Truman, Michael Oren’s deeply researched and brilliantly written history will be a revelation to you, as it was to me. With

No Mission Is Impossible: The Death-Defying Missions of the Israeli Special Forces
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
A riveting follow-up to Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal's account of the most memorable missions of the Mossad, No Mission Is Impossible sheds light on some of the most harrowing, nail-biting operations of the Israeli special forces. Mossad: The Greatest Missions of the Israeli Secret Service brought to life the gripping, legendary missions of Israeli's national intelligence force like never before, capturing the danger of the operations and the bravery of the operatives who risked

Death to the Dictator!: A Young Man Casts a Vote in Iran's 2009 Election and Pays a Devastating Price
By Tantor Media
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ean: 0884624598033,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
Tehran, June 12, 2009. Mohsen Abbaspour, an ordinary young man in his twenties-not particularly political, or ambitious, or worldly-casts the first vote of his life in Iran's tenth presidential election. Fed up with rising unemployment and inflation, he backs the reformist party and its candidate, Mir-Hossein Mousavi. Mohsen believes his vote will count.It will not. Almost the instant the polls close, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will declare himself president by an overwhelming majority. And as the

Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
In Goliath, New York Times best-selling author Max Blumenthal takes us on a journey through the badlands and high roads of Israel-Palestine, painting a startling portrait of Israeli society under the siege of increasingly authoritarian politics as the occupation of the Palestinians deepens. Beginning with the national elections carried out during Israel's war on Gaza in 2008/9, which brought into power the country's most right-wing government to date, Blumenthal tells the story of Israel in

My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel
By Random House Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
Winner of the Natan Book Award An authoritative and deeply personal narrative history of the State of Israel, by one of the most influential journalists writing about the Middle East today. Not since Thomas L. Friedman's groundbreaking From Beirut to Jerusalem has a book captured the essence and the beating heart of the Middle East as keenly and dynamically as My Promised Land. Facing unprecedented internal and external pressures, Israel today is at a moment of existential crisis. Ari

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