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The definitive account of the first British occupation of Iraq and the revolt against it in 1920
Camp Bastion is under attack and a famous TV war reporter is missing half his kit. Christian Hill, a captain in the army's Media Operations Group, is to promote the war to the British media - and make it look like things are under control and getting better...
A shocking behind-the-scenes portrait of Allied military commanders, their high-stakes manoeuvres and often bitter bureaucratic in-fighting as General Stanley McChrystal takes us on patrol missions in the Afghan hinterlands during the war.
Over a century ago, a young cavalry lieutenant wrote a riveting account of what he saw during his first major campaign, a vicious war against tribal insurgents on the North-West Frontier.
Clive Aslet's War Memorial: The Story of One Village's Sacrifice from 1914 to 2003, is a powerful story of those who died in war.
The heartbreaking and inspiring story of one of America's deadliest battles during the war in Afghanistan, acclaimed by critics everywhere as a classic.
Based on his reporting experience and knowledge of the area, BBC Bureau Chief Paul Danahar lays bare the forces that are shaping the new Middle East.
With the same directness that defined his career in public service, Rumsfeld's memoir is filled with previously undisclosed details and insights about the Bush administration, 9/11, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
KANDAK, from Patrick Hennessey, author of the TV Book Club pick, The Junior Officers' Reading Club, is 'a rich depiction of life and death, love and sorrow ... read this brilliant book' Evening Standard
Peter Bergen documents one of the most controversial events of the past decade; the hunt for Bin Laden.
Award-winning journalist and best-selling author Jeremy Scahill's latest expose: the USA's secret foreign policy and its covert operations in the 'War on Terror'.
In this passionate, but rationally argued essay, the authors attempt to avert a potential global catastrophe by showing that the grounds for war do not exist, that there are no Iranian nuclear weapons, and that Iran would happily come to the table and strike a deal.
This volume of essays explores the history and current state of the lawless frontier of "Talibanistan," from the groups that occupy its various sub-regions to the effects of counterinsurgency and military intervention
Return of a King is the definitive analysis of the First Afghan War, told through the lives of unforgettable characters on all sides and using for the first time contemporary Afghan accounts of the conflict.
As a British infantry officer in the Royal Gurkha Rifles Emile Simpson completed three tours of Southern Afghanistan. Drawing on that experience, and on a range of little-known case studies ranging from Nepal to Borneo, War From The Ground Up offers a distinctive perspective on contemporary armed conflict.
Atwan profiles the next generation of foot soldiers and leaders and explores the new methods they embrace in the pursuit of jihad in a digital age.
This comprehensive work examines the complex transformation of the Iraqi Communist Party from vanguard actor under Iraq's conservative monarchy to rearguard lackey under US occupation.
This is an eye-opening analysis of the causes of military failure, and its enormous costs.
For some politicians and business leaders, power can become an intoxicating drug and can affect their actions and decision making in a most serious way. The ancient Greeks called it hubris an...
A frank and honest memoir by Britain's former ambassador to Kabul which provides a unique, high-level insight into Western policy in Afghanistan.
Bringing together both contemporary and historical just war concepts, Peter Lee shows that Blair’s illusion of morality evaporated quickly and irretrievably after the 2003 Iraqinvasion becaus...
The shocking murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme rocked Scandinavia and ignited conspiracy theories the world over. Jan Bondeson attempts to uncover the truth.