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    Agent Storm is a captivating, utterly unique, real-life espionage tale.

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    A 21st century take on Dispatches, award-winning VICE News journalist Aris Roussinous tells the real stories behind life in a rebel army.

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    Bregman delivers a riveting and honest account of Israel’s military occupation of the Palestinian territories in this essential read for anyone who wants to understand the origins of the ongoing conflict in the region.

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    Netto crafts an original and unforgettable telling of the Libyan revolutionary war in his book Bringing Down Gaddafi.

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    The bestselling introductory guide to the Israel/Palestine conflict.

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    Andrew Palmer here provides the historical background to the new piracy.

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    Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson takes us on a journey up the Nile - the key to Egypt's colourful past, chaotic present and uncertain future

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    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.

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    The story of the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 as told by Ahdaf Soueif, who took part in the protests in Tahrir Square.

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    The facts of Africa’s rapid urbanisation are startling. By 2030 African cities will have grown by more than 350 million people and the continent will have surpassed the 50% urban mark. Yet, in the ...

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    Toppling Qaddafi is a carefully researched, highly readable look at the role of the United States and NATO in Libya’s war of liberation and its lessons for future military interventions. Base...

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    John Beasant grants us access to the political history of one of the world's most secretive states, Oman.

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    An insightful and witty account of daily life in Iran, the 'Axis of Evil', written by New York Times bestselling author Hoomad Majd.

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    The early years of Syrian-US relations can be described as hopes dashed, hopes revived. Although American missionaries had visited the Middle East in the nineteenth century, it was not until after World War I that Syrian and US dignitaries met in an official capacity.

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    From the first Arab-Islamic Empire of the mid-seventh century to the Ottomans, the last great Muslim empire, the story of the Middle East has been the story of the rise and fall of universal empires and, no less important, of imperialist dreams. So argues Efraim Karsh in this highly provocative book.

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    Written in a clear and accessible style by the advocacy director of a national peace organization and former Middle East analyst for the Congressional Research Service, Shattered Hopes offers an informed history of the Obama administration’s policies and maps out a true path forward for the United States to help achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace.

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    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.

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    Famous until the 1950s for its religious pluralism and extraordinary cultural heritage, Egypt has become an increasingly unhappy and divided land, home to a largely undereducated and underemployed population, more than half of whom are aged under thirty.

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    Gerges examines the complex relationship between the United States and the Middle East, with a focus on the situations Obama has been faced with and the decisions he has had to make.

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    The first book to specifically examine the role of youth and cyberactivists in the Arab Spring.

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    The biography of Thomas Macauley, from child prodigy to elder statesman and historian.

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    Within this highly perceptive piece of work, Chandrasekaren has presented a captivating examination of American decision-making in Afghanistan.

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    As the Western-Iranian impasse continues to dominate international affairs, politicians and the media confidently proclaim Iran the greatest threat to the Western World. But this villainous mask obscures a far more complex identity formed by a vibrant and tumultuous history.

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    A unique history of the road to El Alamein – and how the bloody battle that followed decided the outcome of the Second World War. A perfect gift for Father's Day.

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    A love story, and a political thriller, set in Iran in the late 1970's.

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    Gilbert Achcar sheds light on the social, economic, historical and political background to the on-going Arab Uprising and assesses its future prospects.

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    Peter Bergen documents one of the most controversial events of the past decade; the hunt for Bin Laden.

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    A unique psycho-historical investigation on the Arab Spring, giving a wider perspective on the psychological make-up of controversial world leaders.

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    This book is about power. The power wielded over others – by absolute monarchs, tyrannical totalitarian regimes and military occupiers – and the power of the people who resist and deny their rulers' claims to that authority by whatever means.

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    The key to understanding the Arab world today – and in the future – is unlocking its past.

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    A political fable that powerfully evokes the realities of life on the West Bank, telling the story of a Settler child who finds there are two sides to every story.

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    Allies with the Infidel places the events of 1543 in the context of the power politics of the sixteenth century. Relying on contemporary Ottoman and French sources, it presents the realpolitik of diplomacy with 'infidels' in the early modern era.

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    A major new and definitive work by the author of Iran: Empire of the Mind.

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    In The Dying Sahara, Jeremy Keenan reveals how the designation of the region as a ‘Terror Zone’ has destroyed the lives and livelihoods of thousands of innocent people.

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    Alison Pargeter follows the twists and turns of the Muslim Brotherhood as it battled through the years of oppression under authoritarian regimes to finally become a key and legitimate political actor.

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    Lindsey Hilsum was in Libya when Gaddafi met his squalid end. She traces the history of his strange regime from its beginnings - when Gaddafi had looks, charisma and popular appeal - to its paranoid, corrupt final state.

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    The Mossad is universally recognized today as the greatest and most secretive intelligence service in the world. Here, for the first time the veil is lifted by two Israeli authors.

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    In Mullahs Without Mercy, Geoffrey Robertson QC explores the chilling consequences of allowing Iran, North Korea and other countries to develop nuclear weapons.

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    In Exit Gaddafi, Middle East expert and former diplomat Ethan Chorin provides an unprecedented look into the roots of the Libyan Uprising. He explains why the revolution happened as it did and explores the longer-term consequences for Libya and the West.

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    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.

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    David Lesch, a long-standing acquaintance of Bashar al-Assad, offers an extremely compelling, detailed account of the Syrian Uprising.

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    Joumana Haddad examines the patriarchal system that continues to dominate in the Arab world and beyond.

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    Vassiliev’s research includes original documents and interviews in Arabic, Russian and French – allowing for a unique perspective of this seminal figure.

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    Israel's critics in the West insist that no country founded on a single religion or culture can stay democratic and prosperous—but they're wrong. In The Promise of Israel, Daniel Gordis points out that Israel has defied that conventional wisdom.

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    Whether through government propaganda or popular transnational satellite television channels, Arab citizens encounter a discourse that reinforces a sense of belonging to their own state and a broad...

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    The definitive account of the decade-long pursuit and capture of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, mastermind of the worst terrorist attacks in history.On March 1, 2003, American and Pakistani intelligence agents captured Khalid Sheikh Mohammed-bringing to a close one of the greatest manhunts in history.

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    The Fate of Sudan is an up-to-the-minute look at the issues featuring a wealth of first-hand evidence.

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    David Patrikarakos has produced the most comprehensive examination of Iran's nuclear programme to date.

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    Renowned Middle-East expert Vali Nasr combines historical narrative with contemporary on-the-ground research to introduce a Muslim World we’ve never seen. Meccanomics takes us behind the news, so d...

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    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.

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    This daring and timely collection includes essays by Omar Barghouti, Diana Buttu, Jonathan Cook, Joseph Dana, Jeremiah Haber, Jeff Halper, Ghada Karmi, Saree Makdisi, John Mearsheimer, Ilan Pappe, Sara Roy and Phil Weiss.

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    Women's rights have progressed significantly in the last two decades, but major challenges remain in order to end global gender discrimination. The unfinished revolution: Voices from the global fig...

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    The catastrophic story of the Taiping Rebellion, the bloodiest civil war in history.

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    Since 9/11, the Jordanian Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi (b. West Bank, 1959) has emerged as one of the most important radical Muslim thinkers alive today. This groundbreaking book, which is the first comprehensive assessment of al-Maqdisi, his life, ideology, and influence, is based on his extensive writings and those of other jihadis.

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    Oil Kings offers the first inside look at how an oil crisis was manipulated by Alan Greenspan, Donald Rumsfeld, and President Ford (hoping to secure his re-election), helping to precipitate the fal...

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    In this fully revised and updated third edition of his highly respected introductory text, Alan Dowty demystifies the conflict by putting it in broad historical perspective, identifying its roots, and tracing its evolution up to the current impasse.

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    Despite the intense media focus on Muslims and their religion during the agitated years following the tragedy of 9/11, few Western scholars or policy makers today have a clear idea of the distinctions between Islam and Islamism. In this important and illuminating book, Bassam Tibi, a senior scholar of Islamic politics, provides a corrective to this dangerous gap in our understanding.

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    In this ground-breaking book, Mark Curtis reveals the covert history of British collusion with radical Islamic and terrorist groups.

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    All eyes are on Iran. One man has emerged pivotal to the country's future direction: Mohammad Khatami. Not only his politics but his entire persona stand in stark contrast to his political rival Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose four-year presidency has proved so fatefully controversial for Iran.

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    Have the diplomatic efforts of the Obama administration toward Iran failed?

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    The controversy over settlements in the occupied territories is a far more intractable problem for Israel than is widely perceived, Gadi Taub observes in this illuminating book.

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    The events that took place in Tunisia in January 2011 were the spark igniting the uprisings that swept across North Africa and the Middle East, toppling dictators and leading to violent conflict and tense stand-offs. What was it about this small country in North Africa that enabled it to play this exceptional role?

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    The third edition of this dynamic book has been fully revised and updated to provide a comprehensive introduction to contemporary politics in the Middle East. Purposefully employing a clear thematic structure and including a wide range of case studies, data, visuals and further reading guidance the book explores and analyses the major issues which define the politics of this region of the globe.

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    Gaza in Crisis is a rigorous, historically informed and much-needed analysis of the situation and will be welcomed by all those eager for Chomsky's insights into yet another political catastrophe.

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    Seeds of Terror will reshape the way you think about the West’s enemies, revealing them less as ideologues and more as criminals who earn billions of pounds every year off the opium trade. With the...

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    How did Hamas grow to be so powerful? Who supports it? What is its future? This essential insight into Hamas answers these questions.

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    Ashton has had unique access to Hussein's private papers, including his secret correspondence with US, British, and Israeli leaders, and has conducted numerous interviews with members of Hussein's circle and immediate family.

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    Islam is one of the world’s great monotheistic religions. Islamic culture, spanning 1,500 years, has produced some of the finest achievements of humanity. Yet the religion followed by a fifth of hu...

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    Rachel Corrie was a young American activist killed on 16 March 2003 as she tried to block the demolition of a Palestinian family’s home in the Gaza Strip. She was twenty-three years old. Let ...

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    A selection of Robert Fisk's finest 'Comment' pieces from the Saturday Independent.

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    A blackly funny account of everyday life in Ramallah and refreshingly different from most writing on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Sharon and My Mother-in-Law describes Suad Amiry's life on the West Bank from the early 1980s to the first decade of the new millennium.

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