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  • The Iran Wars: Spy Games, Bank Battles, and the Secret Deals That Reshaped the Middle East

    From the Wall Street Journal reporter who’s been breaking news on the historic and potentially disastrous Iran nuclear deal comes a deeply reported exploration of the country’s decades-long power struggle with the United States—for readers of Steve Coll’s Ghost Wars and Lawrence Wright’s The Looming Tower For more than a decade, the United States has been engaged in a war with Iran as momentous as any other in the Middle East—a war all the more significant as it has largely been hidden from public view. Through a combination of...

    • ASIN: 0812993640
    • Brand: imusti

  • Persian Gulf Command: A History of the Second World War in Iran and Iraq

    A new history of the long-overlooked WWII theater in Iran and Iraq, its unrecognized significance, and its impact on local society and politics This dynamic history is the first to construct a total picture of the experience and impact of World War II in Iran and Iraq. Contending that these two countries were more important to the Allied forces’ war operations than has ever been acknowledged, historian Ashley Jackson investigates the grand strategy of the Allies and their operations in the region and the continuing legacy of Western intervent...

    • ASIN: 0300221967

  • Holy War, Holy Peace: How Religion Can Bring Peace to the Middle East

    The Intifada of 2000-2001 has demonstrated the end of an era of diplomacy in the Arab-Israeli conflict. The style of peacemaking of the Olso Accords has been called into question by the facts on the ground. Elite forms of peacemaking that do not embrace the basic needs of average people on all sides are bound to fail. The complete neglect of deeper cultural and religious systems in the peace process is now apparent, as is the role that this neglect has played in the failure of the process. Building on his earlier book, Between Eden and Armagedd...

    • ASIN: 0195181034

  • FDR and the End of Empire: The Origins of American Power in the Middle East (The World of the Roosevelts)

    Beginning with the final days of Europe's imperial presence in the Middle East, this powerfully relevant historical study explores the growth of American interests in the region and the ways they intersected with decolonization and the rise of Arab nationalism. Based on extensive archival research in Great Britain and the United States, it surveys the American effort to challenge British and French power in the region and Washington's emerging wartime relationships with Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the Levant states. It also provides a ...

    • ASIN: 1137025247

  • Iraq and the Politics of Oil: An Insider's Perspective

    Was the Iraq war really about oil? As a senior oil advisor for the Office for Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance (ORHA) and briefly as minister of oil, Gary Vogler thought he knew. But while doing research for a book about his experience in Iraq, Vogler discovered that what he knew was not the whole story—or even the true story. The Iraq war did have an oil agenda underlying it, one that Vogler had previously denied. This book is his attempt to set the record straight.Iraq and the Politics of Oil is a fascinating behind-the-scenes acc...

    • ASIN: 0700625062
    • Brand: University Press of Kansas

  • The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power

    Deemed "the best history of oil ever written" by Business Week and with more than 300,000 copies in print, Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize–winning account of the global pursuit of oil, money, and power has been extensively updated to address the current energy crisis.

    • ASIN: 1439110123
    • Brand: Free Press

  • Wanting War: Why the Bush Administration Invaded Iraq

    Wanting War is the first comprehensive analysis of the often contradictory reasons why President George W. Bush went to war in Iraq and of the war’s impact on future U.S. armed intervention abroad. Though the White House sold the war as a necessity to eliminate an alleged Iraqi threat, other agendas were at play. Drawing on new assessments of George W. Bush’s presidency, recent memoirs by key administration decision makers, and Jeffrey Record’s own expertise on U.S. military interventions since World War II, Wanting War contends that Bush...

    • ASIN: 1597974374
    • Brand: Brand: Potomac Books Inc.

  • The Sewing Circles of Herat: A Personal Voyage Through Afghanistan

    Twenty-one-year-old Christina Lamb left suburban England for Peshawar on the frontier of the Afghan war. Captivated, she spent two years tracking the final stages of the mujaheddin victory over the Soviets, as Afghan friends smuggled her in and out of their country in a variety of guises. Returning to Afghanistan after the attacks on the World Trade Center to report for Britain's Sunday Telegraph, Lamb discovered the people no one else had written about: the abandoned victims of almost a quarter century of war. Among them, the brave women write...

    • ASIN: 0060505273

  • A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East

    • ASIN: B003X27L7C

  • What is the What

    New York Times Notable Book New York Times BestsellerWhat Is the What is the epic novel based on the life of Valentino Achak Deng who, along with thousands of other children —the so-called Lost Boys—was forced to leave his village in Sudan at the age of seven and trek hundreds of miles by foot, pursued by militias, government bombers, and wild animals, crossing the deserts of three countries to find freedom. When he finally is resettled in the United States, he finds a life full of promise, but also heartache and myriad new challenges. Mov...

    • ASIN: 0307385906
    • Brand: Vintage Books USA

  • The Orientalist: Solving the Mystery of a Strange and Dangerous Life

    A thrilling page-turner of epic proportions, Tom Reiss’s panoramic bestseller tells the true story of a Jew who transformed himself into a Muslim prince in Nazi Germany. Lev Nussimbaum escaped the Russian Revolution in a camel caravan and, as “Essad Bey,” became a celebrated author with the enduring novel Ali and Nino as well as an adventurer, a real-life Indiana Jones with a fatal secret. Reiss pursued Lev’s story across ten countries and found himself caught up in encounters as dramatic and surreal–and sometimes as heartbreaking–a...

    • ASIN: 0812972767
    • Brand: Brand: Random House Trade Paperbacks

  • Saudi, Inc.: The Arabian Kingdom's Pursuit of Profit and Power

    A history of the most profitable company in the world, Saudi Aramco, and the story behind the family that ruthlessly maneuvered to control this multi-trillion dollar enterprise.The Saudi royal family and Aramco leadership are, and almost always have been, motivated by ambitions of long-term strength and profit.  They use Islamic law, traditional ideology, and harsh justice to maintain stability and their own power, but underneath the thobes and abayas and behind the religious fanaticism and illiberalism lies a most sophisticated and ruthless b...

    • ASIN: 168177660X

  • The Last Phoenix

    • ASIN: B002BD2URU

  • The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It

    In the universally acclaimed and award-winning The Bottom Billion, Paul Collier reveals that fifty failed states--home to the poorest one billion people on Earth--pose the central challenge of the developing world in the twenty-first century. The book shines much-needed light on this group of small nations, largely unnoticed by the industrialized West, that are dropping further and further behind the majority of the world's people, often falling into an absolute decline in living standards. A struggle rages within each of these nations between ...

    • ASIN: 0195311450
    • Brand: Oxford University Press

  • Blood and Oil - The Middle East in World War I

    • ASIN: B004S97MQY

  • The Great War for Civilisation : The Conquest of the Middle East

    Unflinching, provocative, and brilliantly written, this work of stunning reportage addresses the full complexity of recent history and political events in the Middle

    • UPC: 25654900
    • Rating: 4.313

  • America's War for the Greater Middle East : A Military History

    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

    • UPC: 55035142
    • Rating: 4.5

  • The War on Terror : The Plot to Rule the Middle East

    A historical analysis of the origin of the War on Terror and the strategic plan to Balkanize the Middle East under the pretext of fighting

    • UPC: 352589102

  • The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East - eBook

    Robert Fisk’s bestselling eyewitness account of the events that have shaped the Middle East is alive with vivid reporting and incisive historical analysis. The history of the Middle East is an epic story of tragedy,

    • UPC: 205308742
    • Rating: 4.313

  • 1967 : Israel, the War, and the Year that Transformed the Middle East

    From Israel's leading historian, a sweeping history of 1967--the war, what led up to it, what came after, and how it changed everything. Journalist Segev recounts the watershed year when six days of war reshaped

    • UPC: 7851929
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Six Days of War : June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East

    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

    • UPC: 2134959
    • Rating: 4.444

  • The Ottoman Endgame : War, Revolution, and the Making of the Modern Middle East, 1908-1923

    An astonishing retelling of twentieth-century history from the Ottoman perspective, delivering profound new insights into World War I and the contemporary Middle East Between 1911 and 1922, a series of wars would engulf the Ottoman

    • UPC: 52705842
    • Rating: 4.333

  • Lawrence in Arabia : War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East

    A chronicle of World War I's Arab Revolt explores the pivotal roles of a small group of adventurers and low-level officers who orchestrated a secret effort to control the Middle

    • UPC: 29141370
    • Rating: 4.0

  • The Brereton Diaries: The War In The Air In The Pacific, Middle East And Europe, 3 October 1941-8 May 1945 - eBook

    Lieutenant-General Brereton was a long service aviator in the United States Air Force even before the advent of the Second World War, Tough and aggressive he would lead his men and air groups through the

    • UPC: 557231708
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Empires, Wars, and Battles : The Middle East from Antiquity to the Rise of the New World

    Empires, Wars, and Battles: The Middle East from Antiquity to the Rise of the New

    • UPC: 8203791
    • Rating: 2.0

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    Blood and Oil: The Middle East in World War I

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