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Author: Molly Crabapple and Marwan Hisham | Narrator: Peter Ganim
Release Date: May 15, 2018
A bracingly immediate memoir by a young man coming of age during the Syrian war, Brothers of the Gun is an intimate lens on the century’s bloodiest conflict and a profound meditation on kinship, home, and freedom.   In 2011, Marwan Hisham ...
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Author: Jonathan Schneer | Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith
Release Date: July 11, 2017
Issued in London in 1917, the Balfour Declaration was one of the key documents of the twentieth century. It committed Britain to supporting the establishment in Palestine of “a National Home for the Jewish people,” and its reverberations ...
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Author: Scott Anderson | Narrator: Scott Anderson
Release Date: May 02, 2017
From the bestselling author of Lawrence in Arabia, a piercing account of how the contemporary Arab world came to be riven by catastrophe since the 2003 United States invasion of Iraq.In 2011, a series of anti-government uprisings shook the Middle Eas...
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Author: Graeme Wood | Narrator: Graeme Wood
Release Date: December 20, 2016
What does ISIS really want? This is the definitive account of the strategy, psychology, and fundamentalism driving the Islamic State.NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FOREIGN AFFAIRS • “Worthy of Joseph Conrad . . ....
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Author: Joshua Partlow | Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Release Date: September 20, 2016
The key to understanding the calamitous Afghan war is the complex, ultimately failed relationship between the powerful, duplicitous Karzai family and the United States, brilliantly portrayed here by the former Kabul bureau chief for The Washingt...
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Author: Jay Solomon | Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Release Date: August 30, 2016
From the Wall Street Journal reporter who’s been breaking news on the historic and potentially disastrous Iran nuclear deal comes a deeply reported exploration of the country’s decades-long power struggle with the United States&...
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Author: Lawrence Wright | Narrator: Lawrence Wright and John H. Mayer
Release Date: August 23, 2016
With the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as one of our major journalists writing on terrorism in the Middle East. Here, in ten powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker, he recalls...
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Author: Robert Worth | Narrator: Robert Worth and Will Damron
Release Date: July 19, 2016
The definitive work of literary journalism on the Arab Spring and its troubled aftermathIn 2011, a wave of revolution spread through the Middle East as protesters demanded an end to tyranny, corruption, and economic decay. From Egypt to Yemen, a gene...
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Author: Andrew J. Bacevich | Narrator: Rob Shapiro and Andrew J. Bacevich
Release Date: April 05, 2016
Retired army colonel and New York Times bestselling author Andrew J. Bacevich provides a searing reassessment of U.S. military policy in the Middle East over the past four decades. From the end of World War II until 1980, virtually no American soldie...
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Author: Thomas E. Ricks | Narrator: James Lurie
Release Date: December 22, 2015
Thomas E. Rick's news-breaking follow up to the #1 New York Times bestseller Fiasco Now updated to fully document the inside story of the Iraq war since late 2005, The Gamble is the definitive account of the insurgency within the U.S. military that...
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Author: Lawrence Wright | Narrator: Lawrence Wright and Mark Bramhall
Release Date: September 16, 2014
ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW’ S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARA gripping day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to...
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Author: Ari Shavit | Narrator: Paul Boehmer
Release Date: November 19, 2013
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE ECONOMISTWinner of the Natan Book Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Book AwardAn authoritati...
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