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Journeys to war & peace : a congressional memoir

Author: Stephen J Solarz; Norman Ornstein
Publisher: Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press, ©2011.
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A fascinating memoir by a key player in international affairs during the Carter, Reagan, and G.H.W. Bush administrations.
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Biography
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Solarz, Stephen J.
Journeys to war & peace.
Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press, c2011
(DLC) 2011002259
Named Person: Stephen J Solarz; Stephen J Solarz; Stephen J Solarz
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Solarz; Norman Ornstein
ISBN: 9781584659983 158465998X 1584659971 9781584659976
OCLC Number: 742514621
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 247 p.) : ill.
Contents: The Making of a Congressman --
Congressional travel : boon or boondoggle? --
Crossing the Allenby Bridge : Israel, the Arabs, and the peace process --
A Jewish agenda : rescue abroad and relief at home --
African encounters : liberation struggles, civil war, corruption, and tyranny --
Indochina : bringing peace to Cambodia, protecting Vietnamese "boat people" --
The Philippines : the impossible dream --
Korea and Taiwan : the struggle for democracy and human rights --
South Asia : the "voice of India in Congress" and "the Lafayette of Pakistani democracy" --
Central America and Cuba : revolutions closer to home --
Encounters in Europe : Turkey, Cyprus, and Poland --
The Gulf War : when evil is on the march, it must be confronted --
The year of the Shlemazel.
Other Titles: Journeys to war and peace
Responsibility: Stephen J. Solarz ; with a foreword by Norman Ornstein.

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