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1 The Issue of Lebanon Elements for an Analytical Approach. Lebanese Forces Command. Foreign Relations Department. April 1982.
Lebanese Forces Command. Foreign Relations Department 1982 Softcover Very Good 
177, [3] leaves, wrappers, 7-1/2 by 11-1/2 inches, very good. Quite scarce. B"The Lebanese Issue: Elements for an Analytical Survey, " is a set of studies on various subjects that aim to point out, as clearly as possible, the fundamental problems this country has to face after seven years of war. This file contains: Lebanon since April 13, 1975 (translation of Ambassador Nagib Dahdah's report ) , The Lebanese Resistance , The illegality of Syrian armed presence in Lebanon , Sketches from Lebanon, Demographical problems (Naoum Farah) , Why Zahle , The Church For Our World Movement, Legitimity and legality of the Lebanese Resistance (Naoum Farah) , Social survey: Children of Lebanon, Reformation of the education system, Popular committees, Lebanon's cultural contribution, The Lebanese economy. Addendum A - United Nations Resolution. Addendum B - The European Parliament Resolutions.12-1 
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2 Triumph without victory : the unreported history of the Persian Gulf War
New York Times Books, 1992 0812919483 / 9780812919486 Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
477 pages, maps, cloth, dj, very good. From the publisher: The Gulf War was one of the largest military operations in recent American history. And yet for all the media attention it received, it was largely waged in secret. It was a war in which many of the advances in American weaponry were successfully tested. It was a technological triumph. It was also a hollow victory. For while Iraq's army was ultimately forced out of Kuwait, Saddam Hussein remained in power. Triumph Without Victory is a masterwork of military and diplomatic history that combines battlefield-level detail with command-level history. Because of the Pentagon's policy of restrictive 'press pools,' neither the air campaign nor the four-day ground war was effectively covered. The policy ensured that the war would be both sanitized and mostly invisible. Now, for the first time, the actual battles as they unfolded are recounted in vivid detail, based on scores of postwar interviews with the combatants themselves. The result is a landmark of military history, which combines a dramatic journalistic sensibility with the rigorous demands of historical scholarship in a single, sweeping chronicle of war and politics. 
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3 ABOUDI, MOHAMED Aboudi's guide book to the antiquities of Egypt historically treated, with many illustrations, map of the Nile and plans of the principal temples of Upper Egypt.
Cairo Costa Tsoumas & Co. 1956 Soft Cover Very Good 
288, [7] pages, 1 color plate, 1 folding map, many text illustrations, wrappers, very good. From the introduction: "No effort was spared to make this new edition simple, compact and handy. Forty years of observation and experience have allowed me to acquire a vast knowledge of various places of interest value all over the Nile Valley, starting from the Pyramids south to Abou Simbel and Wadi Halfa." 
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4 Aker, Frank October 1973. the Arab-Israeli War.
Hamden, CT Archon Books 1985 0208020667 / 9780208020666 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
[10], 185 pages, maps, cloth, DJ, publisher's information slip tipped in front endpaper otherwise very good. Introduction by Maj. Gen. George S. Patton.. From the dust jacket: "The first book to approach the October 1973 War from both Arab and Israeli perspectives, this is a thorough and comprehensive analysis of the background, planning, and preparation for war as well as a narrative of the campaigns during the attack, the holding actions, counter-attacks, flanking attacks, and break-through phases." ; 185 pages 
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5 Al-Kanadi, Abu Bilal Mustafa. The Islamic Ruling Regarding Women's Dress According to the Qur-Aan and Sunnah.
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Abul-Qasim Publishing House 1991 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
30, [2] pages, wrappers, very good. 
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6 ALLEN, THOMAS B., BERRY, F. CLIFTON, and, POLMAR, NORMAN CNN. War in the Gulf.
Atlanta, GA Turner Publishing Co. , 1991 1878685007 / 9781878685001 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
240 pages, well illustrated in color, maps, cloth, very good. From the foreword: "Television viewers throughout the world saw the Persian Gulf War while it happened. War In The Gulf translates the immediacy of that televised war into the traditional form for recounting events: a book. The idea for the book came from the Cable News Network, which provided the authors with CNN's eyewitness record of the war. Their sources included the films and transcripts of CNN war coverage. They have made a narrative of instants of war. Television coverage of the Persian Gulf War changed the face of war." 
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7 ALTERMAN, JON B. editor Sadat and his legacy : Egypt and the world, 1977-1997 : on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of President Sadat's journey to Jerusalem
Washington, DC, Washington Institute for Near East Policy 1998 0944029744 / 9780944029749 Soft Cover 
A Washington Institute Monograph. A collection of papers presented at an international conference, held November 13-14, 1997 and sponsored by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Contributors: Eliahu Ben Elissar, Wat Cluverius, Hermann Frederick Eilts, Ahmed Fakhr, Saad Eddin Ibrahim, Martin Indyk, Samuel Lewis, Ahmed Maher el-Sayed, Robert Pelletreau, Kenneth Pollack, Peter Rodman, Camelia AnwarSadat, Abdel Monem Said, Robert Satloff, Shimon Shamir, Kenneth Stein, Shibley Telhami, Ehud Ya'ari. Edited and with an introduction by Jon B. Alterman. 
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8 ANDERSON, BOB and, ROHR, JANELLE editors Israel: Opposing Viewpoints
San Diego, Greenhaven Press 1989 0899084354 / 9780899084350 Hard Cover Good 
266 pages, illustrations, map, boards, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. 
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9 ANDERSON, TERRY A. Den of lions. Memoirs of seven years.
New York Crown Publishers, 1993 First Edition Hard Cover 
356 pages, 8 plates, cloth, dust jacket, 1st edition, very good. From the dj: What is it like to exist for seven years in darkness and chains, not knowing from one day to the next how much longer you will be a prisoner? Or if you will be released from captivity the next day - or killed. Terry Anderson's memoir is not only about how he survived, but also about how his spirit endured and triumphed. Physically imprisoned, beaten, treated more as an object than as a human being, Anderson found out how the human spirit can reach beyond the bars of prison. 
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10 ANDERSON, TERRY A. Den of lions. Memoirs of seven years.
New York Crown Publishers, 1993 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
356 pages, 8 plates, cloth, dust jacket, 1st edition, very good. From the dj: What is it like to exist for seven years in darkness and chains, not knowing from one day to the next how much longer you will be a prisoner? Or if you will be released from captivity the next day - or killed. Terry Anderson's memoir is not only about how he survived, but also about how his spirit endured and triumphed. Physically imprisoned, beaten, treated more as an object than as a human being, Anderson found out how the human spirit can reach beyond the bars of prison. 
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11 ANGELOGLOU, CHRISTOPHER and, HAYNES, BRIAN editors The Holy War June, 67 [Six Day War]
Great Britain Cornmarket Press Ltd. 1967 Soft Cover Very Good 
56 leaves, well illustrated, maps, pictorial wrappers, 10-1/2 by 13 inches, some shelf wear otherwise very good. From the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: " The 1967 War (The Six-Day War): After a period of relative calm, border incidents between Israel and Syria, Egypt, and Jordan increased during the early 1960s, with Palestinian guerrilla groups actively supported by Syria. In May, 1967, President Nasser, his prestige much eroded through his inaction in the face of Israeli raids, requested the withdrawal of UN forces from Egyptian territory, mobilized units in the Sinai, and closed the Gulf of Aqaba to Israel. Israel (which had no UN forces stationed on its territory) responded by mobilizing. The escalation of threats and provocations continued until June 5, 1967, when Israel launched a massive air assault that crippled Arab air capability. With air superiority protecting its ground forces, Israel controlled the Sinai peninsula within three days and then concentrated on the Jordanian frontier, capturing Jerusalem's Old City (subsequently annexed), and on the Syrian border, gaining the strategic Golan Heights. The war, which ended on June 10, is known as the Six-Day War. The Suez Canal was closed by the war, and Israel declared that it would not give up Jerusalem and that it would hold the other captured territories until significant progress had been made in Arab-Israeli relations. The end of active, conventional fighting was followed by frequent artillery duels along the frontiers and by clashes between Israelis and Palestinian guerrillas." 
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12 ARCHER, JULES Legacy of the Desert: Understanding the Arabs.
Boston Little Brown & Co. , 1976 0316049654 / 9780316049658 First Edition Hard Cover Good in Good dust jacket 
214 pages, map, cloth, dj, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. 1st edition. From the dj: This book explores the Arabs' rich culture and tradition, probes the forces that shape their view of living with the incredible wealth that oil has brought them, and above all, traces the history of their dispute with Israel. 
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13 As-Saleh, Saleh Who Deserves to Be Worshipped Alone ?
Medinah Daar Al-Bukhari 1994 First Edition Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
79 pages, wrappers, very good. Stated first edition. 
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14 BALLARD, ROBERT D. with SPENCER DUNMORE Exploring the Lusitania : probing the mysteries of the sinking that changed history
New York Warner / Madison Press Book 1995 0446518514 / 9780446518512 Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Paintings by Ken Marschall ; historical consultation by Eric Sauder. 227 pages, very well illustrated (many in color, 1 folding) , cloth, DJ, very good. 9 by 11-1/2 inches. Embossed label of the previous owner, a noted aviation collector. From the DJ: Using a small submarine and remotely controlled camera vehicles, Ballard and his team studied the wreck like a team of underwater detectives trying to solve a murder mystery. Their high-quality underwater images of the shattered wreck can now shed light on the cause of the sinking that sent her to the bottom in minutes. Ballard's conclusions are authoritative and provide a fascinating, definitive account of what happened on that fateful May afternoon eighty years ago. Exploring the Lusitania is also a glorious illustrated history of one of the proudest examples of the age when liners ruled the sea lanes, featuring Ballard's excellent underwater photographer paired wit high-quality archival material in fascinating 'then and now' spreads. And paintings by noted marine artist, Ken Marschall, who accompanied Ballard on his expedition and was able to paint the Lusitania firsthand from a submarine, capture the lost liner in all her shattered poignancy. 
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15 BARBER, NOEL The Sultans.
New York Simon & Schuster 1973 Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
304 pages, well illustrated, maps, cloth, dj, very good. From the publisher: "The subject of this vast, astonishing and brilliant readable work of history is the bizarre story of the Ottoman Empire, seen through the lives and actions of its sultans, with their absolute power and terrifying cruelty, their love of pomp and magnificence and their overwhelming venality and corruption. 
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16 BARBER, NOEL The Sultans.
New York Simon & Schuster 1973 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
304 pages, well illustrated, maps, cloth, dj, very good. Book club edition. From the publisher: "The subject of this vast, astonishing and brilliant readable work of history is the bizarre story of the Ottoman Empire, seen through the lives and actions of its sultans, with their absolute power and terrifying cruelty, their love of pomp and magnificence and their overwhelming venality and corruption. 
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17 Beckwith, Charlie A. & Donald Knox Delta Force. United States Counter Terrorist Unit and the Iranian Hostage Rescue Mission.
London Arms & Armour Press 1984 0853686238 / 9780853686231 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
310 pages, plates, illustrations, maps, map endpapers, light soiling to dust jacket otherwise very good. From the DJ: "Delta Force is the only authoritative account of America's elite counterterrorist unit and the definitive work on its personnel-their selection, training, weapons, and tactics. Because the action is also the man, the book chronicles the career of Col. Charlie A. Beckwith and reveals how his combat record and experience with the British Special Air Service Regiment and the Green Berets inspired him to bring Delta Force into being-and earned him the right to command it. Here is told for the first time the story of the gallant rescue by a small force commanded by Beckwith of the besieged Special Forces camp at Plei Me, which in October 1965 was surrounded by two North Vietnamese regiments. Here, too, are Beckwith's struggles against the military bureaucracy as he attempts to create and build America's only military counterterrorist unit. Delta Force is the premier insider's account of a bold, complex, and incredibly difficult rescue mission. The book reveals what was then America's closest-kept secret-the plan to release the U. S. Embassy personnel held hostage in Iran. Here is a complete, minute-by-minute account of what happened in Iran the night of April 24, 1980: the landing at Desert One, the late arrival of the Marine helicopters, the terribly painful decision not to go forward, the tragic events leading to the fiery accident costing eight American lives. Colonel Beckwith describes the decision-making, the planning and preparation and training, behind the rescue mission. Expressed with a unique combination of excitement and candor, Delta Force gives the reader all the emotion and action of a novel-yet its abundance of highly specific information also enables the reader to stand in the historian's place and judge whether the mission could ever have succeeded. " ; 9.13 X 6.22 X 1.10 inches; 336 pages 
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18 BENTWICH, NORMAN (DE MATTOS) (1883-1971) A wanderer in the promised land.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1933 Hard Cover 
262 pages, map, rebound in cloth, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good 
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19 BERCUSON, DAVID J. The secret army.
New York Stein and Day 1984 Hard Cover 
278 pages, 4 plates, cloth, dust jacket. Book club edition. Account of the foreign volunteers who fought in the 1948-1949 Israeli War of Independence. 
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20 BERGEN, PETER L. Holy War, Inc. Inside the secret world of Osama bin Laden.
New York Free Press, 2001 0743205022 / 9780743205023 Hard Cover Very Good 
283 pages, map, cloth, very good. From the publisher: One of only handful of Western journalists to have interviewed the world's most wanted man face to face, Peter Bergen has produced the definitive book on the Jihadist network that operates globally and in secrecy. In the course of four years of investigative reporting, he has interviewed scores of insiders - from bin Laden associates and family members to Taliban leaders to CIA officials - and traveled to Afghanistan, Yemen Egypt, Pakistan, and the United Kingdom to learn the truth about bin Laden's al-Queda organization and his mission. 
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