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Under Siege P

Author: Rashid Khalidi
Publisher: New York Columbia University Press 2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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A fascinating and often terrifying firsthand account of the 1982 war in Lebanon, Under Siege vividly reveals the complex negotiations and military maneuvers which ended with the evacuation of the P.L.O. from Beirut. Rashid Khalidi, a Palestinian, lived with his family in Beirut during the siege and ensuing massacres. Using many usually inaccessible sources, such as P.L.O. telexes and government messages, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rashid Khalidi
ISBN: 9780231166690 0231166699 9780231535953 0231535953
OCLC Number: 884247210
Description: 1 online resource (289 Seiten)
Contents: Preface to the 2014 Reissue Preface Introduction 1. The P.L.O. and the Lebanese Before the 1982 War 2. The Fall of South Lebanon and the Siege of Beirut: A Military Overview 3. P.L.O. Decisions: The Military Inputs 4. June 1982: The Decision to Leave Beirut 5. July 1982: The Decision to Accept the Habib Plan 6. Wartime Decisions and Their Consequences Appendix List of Abbreviations Cast of Characters Notes Bibliography Supplementary Bibliography Index

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Under Siege is Rashid Khalidi's firsthand account of the 1982 Lebanon War and the complex negotiations for the evacuation of the P.L.O. from Beirut.  Read more...

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A gold-mine of empirical evidence and insights for students of decision-making under crisis. Khalidi is first and foremost an involved historian... [his] work is a much needed and welcome Read more...

 
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