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The politically incorrect guide to the Middle East

Author: Martin Sieff
Publisher: Washington, DC : Regnery Pub., ©2008.
Series: Politically incorrect guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the Middle East from the decline of the Ottoman Empire to the present, discussing such topics as the history of radical Islam, the conflicts between the Arabs and Israelis, and political movements in Iran, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Sieff
ISBN: 9781596980518 1596980516
OCLC Number: 166367692
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 230 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Revealing the truth about the world's most politically incorrect region --
Bring back the Ottoman empire --
The Arab-Israeli conflict: it's not Israel's fault --
The mess in Mesopotamia --
The truth about Islam: radical Islam isn't ancient (which makes it more dangerous) --
Iran --
The Israeli-Arab wars: 1947-1973 --
The Saudis are part of the solution, not the problem --
Middle East wars and peace: 1975-2007 --
The history of September 11 --
Peace in the Middle East: what works, and what doesn't.
Series Title: Politically incorrect guide.
Responsibility: Martin Sieff.

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In this informative, iconoclastic book, veteran foreign correspondent Sieff offers a jaw-dropping survey of the history and politics of a region that people know surprisingly little about--even  Read more...

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