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Book Review: Desert Storm: The War In The Persian Gulf

Desert Storm: The War In The Persian Gulf, by Time-Life Books One of the funniest aspects of this book is emblematic of the failure of contemporary journalism in the United States in the way that the press likes to make … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Gulf War Of 1991

The Gulf War Of 1991, by Alastair Finlan This book is part of the series on Essential Histories of War and Conflict In Modern Times, a series that has been of interest to me before as a reader in books … Continue reading

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Book Review: Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, And Iraq Wars (History Summarized)

Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, And Iraq Wars (History Summarized), by Tom Firme It is interesting that the author thinks it is worthwhile to summarize three wars which are only tangentially connected together, in one book that perhaps symbolizes more the lack … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Iran-Iraq War

The Iran-Iraq War, by Efraim Karsh The second book I have read by the author (review forthcoming), this is the first book that I have ever seen in a library relating to this war.  Although the Iran-Iraq war was an … Continue reading

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Book Review: Breaking Cover

Breaking Cover:  My Secret Life In The CIA And What It Taught Me About What’s Worth Fighting For, by Michele Rigby Assad [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale Blog Network.  All thoughts and opinions are my … Continue reading

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Book Review: Betraying Our Troops

Betraying Our Troops:  The Destructive Results of Privatizing War, by Dina Rasor & Robert Buaman This book is a reminder that propaganda often passes for reportage.  If you are a partisan of the Democrats, this is the sort of book … Continue reading

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The Age Of Seccession: The Kurds

A couple days ago, a large majority of voters in Iraqi Kurdistan voted for their independence in a unilateral referendum that was not supported by Iraq nor by any other nation in the Middle East except for Israel.  Although Iraqi … Continue reading

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Book Review: Where God Was Born

Where God Was Born:  A Daring Adventure Through The Bible’s Greatest Stories, by Bruce Feiler A friend of mine with someone questionable taste in books [1] loaned me this particular volume to read, and it generally matches with many of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Achieving Victory In Iraq

Achieving Victory In Iraq:  Counting An Insurgency, by Col. Dominic J. Caraccilo & Lt. Col Andrea L. Thompson I bought this book from Amazon.com for almost nothing, and in reading this book it is pretty clear why this book was … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Candidate

The Candidate:  A Newsmakers Novel, by Liz Wiehl with Sebastian Stuart [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book manages to do what might seem impossible, find … Continue reading

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