In The Secret Gate Mitchell Zuckoff delivers the courage and sacrifice of a prominent Afghan writer and an American diplomat during the collapse of Afghanistan
After the Apocalypse is a short book talks about a true, reality based, vision of where American needs to strive towards, and lead.
Eye of the Storm: 25 Years in Action with the SAS by Peter Ratcliffe is a memoir of the author’s time in England’s elite special forces unit
Sadness is a White Bird by Moriel Rothman-Zecher tries to tackle the Israel/Palestine relationship from different perspective
book’s most impressive part comes as a first-person account of Mr. Rabin’s second term as the Israeli Prime Minister
The author writes about how harems worked, the occupants and the politics of them.
The author Michael Oren does a fine job observing neutrality on the Middle East throughout the book, especially on contentious issues, quoting policy makers
When Madame Bovary was serialized in a newspaper, the French government sued the author and publisher on charges of immorality. The government lost.
Mr. Lavie lived among the Egyptians and writes about the warm, wonderful individuals he met. The author also writes about Egyptian society, the difficult life and analyzes the economy and the mess that Egypt got itself into and the difficulties the country faces in the future getting out of them.
The start of the buildup of the Gulf War (1990) is where the book takes off to relevancy not only when published, but today also since we are still facing some of those issues, as well as many others. General Schwarzkopf was assigned to Central Command not long before Iraq invaded Kuwait, in this book the General states that he prepared his troops for war in the Middle East since, to his estimation, a war in Europe is unlikely. As Bush 41 made it clear that Iraqi aggression will not go unnoticed, General Schwarzkopf realized that he might be at the center of fight.