A Long Short War

Author: Christopher Hitchens
Publisher: Plume
ISBN: 9780452284982
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A Long Short War from the Author: Christopher Hitchens. Presents an eyewitness account of the 2003 war in Iraq while arguing that the war actually began in 1990 when Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait, and discusses how the conflict has divided public opinion.

Iraq War Books

Author: Books, LLC
Publisher: General Books
ISBN: 9781156506295
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Iraq War Books from the Author: Books, LLC. Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (books not included). Pages: 32. Chapters: Books about the 2003 invasion of Iraq, The Way of the World, Known and Unknown: A Memoir, State of Denial: Bush at War, Part III, The War Within: A Secret White House History, The Revolution: A Manifesto, Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency, Against All Enemies, At the Center of the Storm: My Years at the CIA, Generation Kill, War and Decision, What Happened, Plan of Attack, How to Break a Terrorist, The War I Always Wanted, A Long Short War: The Postponed Liberation of Iraq, The Price of Loyalty, Thieves of Baghdad, America's Secret War, State of War: The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration, The Three Trillion Dollar War, A Foreign Policy of Freedom: Peace, Commerce, and Honest Friendship, Pride of Baghdad, Fiasco, Cobra II, Imperial Life in the Emerald City, Heavy Metal: a Tank Company's Battle to Baghdad, The Gamble, Obama's Wars, Boots on the Ground, The Irresistible Revolution, Rogue Nation, The New American Empire, Will They Ever Trust Us Again?, War on Iraq: What Team Bush Doesn't Want You to Know, The Madness of King George, One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer, Worse than Watergate, J ger - i krig med eliten, My War: Killing Time in Iraq, The Prince of the Marshes: And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq, What Was Asked of Us: An Oral History of the Iraq War by the Soldiers Who Fought It, Shadow of the Sword: A Marine's Journey of War, Heroism, and Redemption, Joker One, Bush in Babylon, The Curious Incident of the WMD in Iraq, Frontier Justice. Excerpt: The Way of the World: A Story of Truth and Hope in an Age of Extremism is a 2008 non-fiction book by Ron Suskind, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, describing various actions and policies of the George W. Bush administration. Most notably, it alleges that the Bush administration ordered th...

Books On Turkey

Publisher: Pandora Yay ve Bilgisayar Ltd
ISBN: 9789757638209
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Christopher Hitchens And His Critics

Author: Simon Cottee
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814716861
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Christopher Hitchens And His Critics from the Author: Simon Cottee. By any standard, the United States is the most violent nation in the industrialized world. To find comparable levels of interpersonal violence, one must look to nations in the midst of civil war. Most observers of modern American violence do not consider the historical roots of current levels of violence, preferring to criticize American liberalism, permissive child-rearing practices, and excessive greed and individualism as the sources of the problem. This collection of original essays examines the role of violence in America's past, exploring its history and development, from slave patrols in the Colonial South to gun ownership in the twentieth century. Contributors examine both individual acts, such as domestic violence, murder, dueling, frontier vigilantism, and rape, and group and state-led acts such as lynchings, slave uprisings, rifle clubs, legal sanctions of heterosexual aggression, and invasive medical experiments on women's bodies. Contributors include Jeff Adler, Bruce Baird, Robert Dykstra, Lee Chambers-Schiller, Philip J. Cook, Laura Edwards, Uche Egemonye, Nicole Etcheson, Evan Haefeli, Sally Hadden, Paula Hinton, Arthur L. Kellermann, Laura McCall, Kate Nickerson, Mary Odem, Craig Pascoe, John C. Pettegrew, Junius P. Rodriguez, and Andrea Tone, Christopher Waldrep.

The Assassins Gate

Author: George Packer
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374705329
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The Assassins Gate from the Author: George Packer. THE ASSASSINS' GATE: AMERICA IN IRAQ recounts how the United States set about changing the history of the Middle East and became ensnared in a guerilla war in Iraq. It brings to life the people and ideas that created the Bush administration's war policy and led America to the Assassins' Gate—the main point of entry into the American zone in Baghdad. The consequences of that policy are shown in the author's brilliant reporting on the ground in Iraq, where he made four tours on assignment for The New Yorker. We see up close the struggles of American soldiers and civilians and Iraqis from all backgrounds, thrown together by a war that followed none of the preconceived scripts. The Assassins' Gate also describes the place of the war in American life: the ideological battles in Washington that led to chaos in Iraq, the ordeal of a fallen soldier's family, and the political culture of a country too bitterly polarized to realize such a vast and morally complex undertaking. George Packer's first-person narrative combines the scope of an epic history with the depth and intimacy of a novel, creating a masterful account of America's most controversial foreign venture since Vietnam.

Unhitched The Trial Of Christopher Hitchens

Author: Richard Seymour
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 184467990X
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Unhitched The Trial Of Christopher Hitchens from the Author: Richard Seymour. Describes the life of the English American author and journalist who was a prominent public intellectual who wrote about his theophobia and how he was equally fascinated and repulsed by both the Left and the Right as revolutionary forces. Original. 15,000 first printing.


Author: Richard Seymour
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 1844679918
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Unhitched from the Author: Richard Seymour. Among the forgettable ranks of ex-Leftists, Christopher Hitchens stands out as someone determined to stand out. Rejecting the well-worn paths of hard-right evangelism and capitalist “realism,” he identified with nothing outside his own idiosyncrasies. A habitual mugwump who occasionally masqueraded as a “Marxist,” the role he adopted late in his career, as afree radical within the US establishment, had ample precedents from his earlier incarnation. It wasn’t the Damascene conversion he described. His long-standing admiration for America, his fascination with the Right as the truly “revolutionary” force, his closet Thatcherism, his theophobia and disdain for the actually existing Left had all been present in differentways throughout his political life. Post–9/11, they merely found a new articulation. For all that, the Hitchensian idiolect was a highly unique, marketable formula. He is a recognizable historical type—the apostate leftist—and as such presents a rewarding, entertaining and an enlightening case study.


Author: Christopher Hitchens
ISBN: 9783421056122
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Widerwort from the Author: Christopher Hitchens.

Die Satanischen Verse

Author: Salman Rushdie
Publisher: btb Verlag
ISBN: 3641112672
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Die Satanischen Verse from the Author: Salman Rushdie. Bejubelt und verdammt: Das Buch, für das Salman Rushdie zum Tode verurteilt wurde Über der englischen Küste wird ein Flugzeug in die Luft gesprengt. Die einzigen Überlebenden dieses Terroranschlags sind Gibril Farishta und Saladin Chamcha, zwei indische Schauspieler, die buchstäblich vom Himmel fallen und wie durch ein Wunder unversehrt bleiben. Doch nach dem Absturz gehen seltsame Dinge mit ihnen vor: Der Muslim Gibril zeigt immer mehr Ähnlichkeit mit dem Erzengel Gabriel, während sich Saladin, der stets seine Herkunft verleugnete, zu einem Abbild des Teufels entwickelt. Doch das ist erst der Beginn einer überwältigenden Odysee zwischen Gut und Böse, zwischen Fantasie und Realität.