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We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land: A Plan That Will Work
We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land: A Plan That Will Work
by Jimmy Carter
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In this urgent, balanced, and passionate book, Nobel Peace Laureate and former President Jimmy Carter argues that the present moment is a unique time for achieving peace in the Middle East — and he offers a bold and comprehensive plan to do just... (read more)

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The Lost Years: Radical Islam, Intifada, and Wars in the Middle East, 2001-2006
The Lost Years: Radical Islam, Intifada, and Wars in the Middle East, 2001-2006
by Charles Enderlin
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"Enderlin meticulously chronicles the political and diplomatic impasses...revealing the history of this former film noir through interviews with the men who were its lead actors." —Le Monde From Ariel Sharon's ascent to power in... (read more)

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The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East
The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East
by Sandy Tolan
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In 1967, Bashir Al-Khayri, a Palestinian twenty-five-year-old, journeyed to Israel, with the goal of seeing the beloved old stone house, with the lemon tree behind it, that he and his family had fled nineteen years earlier. To his surprise, when he found... (read more)

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Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone
Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone
by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
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An unprecedented account of life in Baghdad's Green Zone, a walled-off enclave of towering plants, posh villas, and sparkling swimming pools that was the headquarters for the American occupation of Iraq. The Washington Post's former Baghdad bureau... (read more)

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Unintended Consequences: How War in Iraq Strengthened America's Enemies
Unintended Consequences: How War in Iraq Strengthened America's Enemies
by Peter W Galbraith
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Called by New York Times columnist David Brooks the "smartest and most devastating" critic of President George W. Bush's Iraq policies, Peter Galbraith was the earliest expert to describe Iraq's breakup into religious and ethnic entities, a reality now... (read more)

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Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
by Scott Anderson
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A New York Times Notable Book of 2013 A Christian Science Monitor Best Book of 2013 A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book of the Year An NPR Great Read of 2013 A thrilling and revelatory narrative of one of the most epic and consequential periods in 20th... (read more)

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Revenge: A Story of Hope
Revenge: A Story of Hope
by Laura Blumenfeld
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"Revenge helps answer the question, who are you? You are what you're willing to avenge," Laura Blumenfeld explained to Salon.com. A decade after her father, an American rabbi visiting Jerusalem, was shot and almost killed, Blumenfeld... (read more)

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Constantinople: City of the World's Desire, 1453-1924
Constantinople: City of the World's Desire, 1453-1924
by Philip Mansel
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Wedding elegant prose with impeccable historical research, this highly acclaimed history absorbingly charts the interaction between the vibrantly cosmopolitan capital of Constantinople—the city of the world's desire—and its ruling... (read more)

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Iran: A People Interrupted
Iran: A People Interrupted
by Hamid Dabashi
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Praised by leading academics in the field as "extraordinary," "a brilliant analysis," "fresh, provocative and iconoclastic," Iran: A People Interrupted has distinguished itself as a major work that has single-handedly effected a revolution in the field... (read more)

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Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival
Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival
by Maziar Bahari
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SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY JON STEWART When Maziar Bahari left London in June 2009 to cover Iran’s presidential election, he assured his pregnant fiancée, Paola, that he’d be back in just a few days, a week at most... (read more)

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After the Sheikhs: The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies
After the Sheikhs: The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies
by Christopher Davidson
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The Gulf monarchies (Saudi Arabia and its five smaller neighbours: the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, and Bahrain) have long been governed by highly autocratic and seemingly anachronistic regimes. Yet despite bloody conflicts on their... (read more)

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The Rise of Islamic Capitalism: Why the New Muslim Middle Class Is the Key to Defeating Extremism
The Rise of Islamic Capitalism: Why the New Muslim Middle Class Is the Key to Defeating Extremism
by Vali Nasr
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Leading authority on the Islamic world and influential advisor to the Obama administration Vali Nasr shows that the West’s best hope of winning the battle against Islamic extremists is to foster the growth of a vibrant new Muslim middle class. This... (read more)

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No End in Sight: Iraq's Descent Into Chaos
No End in Sight: Iraq's Descent Into Chaos
by Charles Ferguson
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The first book of its kind to chronicle the reasons behind Iraq's descent into guerilla war, warlord rule, criminality, and anarchy, No End In Sight is a shocking story of wholesale incompetence, recklessness, and venality. Culled from over 200 hours of... (read more)

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The Twilight War: The Secret History of America's Thirty-Year Conflict with Iran
The Twilight War: The Secret History of America's Thirty-Year Conflict with Iran
by David Crist
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The dramatic secret history of the undeclared, ongoing war between the U.S. and Iran For the past three decades, the United States and Iran have been engaged in an unacknowledged secret war. This conflict has frustrated five American presidents... (read more)

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From Beirut to Jerusalem
From Beirut to Jerusalem
by Thomas Friedman
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Lucid and memorable examination of the complex and traumatic recent history of the region. Second edition. "A striking acheivement" "Financial Times".... (read more)

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Constantinople: Istanbul's Historical Heritage
Constantinople: Istanbul's Historical Heritage
by Stephane Yerasimos
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" This impressive book reveals the inheritance of a fascinating city before the reader's eyes. Christened "Constantinople" by Constantine the Great, the city successively served as the capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman empires and commanded a key... (read more)

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The Yellow Wind: With a New Afterword by the Author
The Yellow Wind: With a New Afterword by the Author
by David Grossman
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The Israeli novelist David Grossmans impassioned account of what he observed on the West Bank in early 1987—not only the misery of the Palestinian refugees and their deep-seated hatred of the Israelis but also the cost of occupation for both... (read more)

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The Twilight War: The Secret History of America's Thirty-Year Conflict with Iran
The Twilight War: The Secret History of America's Thirty-Year Conflict with Iran
by David Crist
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The dramatic secret history of the undeclared, ongoing war between the U.S. and Iran For the past three decades, the United States and Iran have been engaged in an unacknowledged secret war. This conflict has frustrated five American presidents... (read more)

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The Prince: The Secret Story of the World's Most Intriguing Royal, Prince Bandar Bin Sultan
The Prince: The Secret Story of the World's Most Intriguing Royal, Prince Bandar Bin Sultan
by William Simpson
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For the last two and a half decades—through war, oil crises, and global terrorism—the United States and Saudi Arabia have had a very special relationship, thanks in no small part to one man: Prince Bandar bin Sultan. The illegitimate... (read more)

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Ottoman Centuries
Ottoman Centuries
by Lord Kinross
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The Ottoman Empire began in 1300 under the almost legendary Osman I, reached its apogee in the sixteenth century under Suleiman the Magnificent, whose forces threatened the gates of Vienna, and gradually diminished thereafter until Mehmed VI was sent... (read more)

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