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- Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 19.95
Al Qaeda is the most dangerous terrorist movement in history. Yet most people in the Americas and Europe know very little about it, or their view is clouded by misperceptions and half truths. If the first rule of war is to know your enemy, then we have a long way to go. This important book fills this gap with a comprehensive analysis of... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 19.95
Al Qaeda is the most dangerous terrorist movement in history. Yet most people in the West know very little about it, or their view is clouded by misperceptions and half truths. This book presents an analysis of al Qaeda - the origins, leadership, ideology, and strategy of the terrorist network that brought down the Twin Towers. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2011; US$ 18.95
Pakistan and America have been gripped together in a deadly embrace for decades. Successive U.S. presidents from both parties have pursued narrow short-term interests in Pakistan, and many of these policies were counterproductive in the longer term, contributing to political instability and radicalization of the population. This has set the stage for... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 18.95
Pakistan and America have been gripped together in a deadly embrace for decades. For half a century American presidents from both parties pursued narrow short-term interests in Pakistan. This myopia actually backfired in the long term, helping to destabilize the political landscape and radicalizing the population, setting the stage for the global... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 21.00
In February 1989, the CIA's chief in Islamabad famously cabled headquarters a simple message: "We Won." It was an understated coda to the most successful covert intelligence operation in American history. In What We Won , CIA and National Security Council veteran Bruce Riedel tells the story of America's secret war in Afghanistan and the defeat... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 22.00
Bruce Riedel provides new perspective and insights into Kennedy's forgotten crisis in the most dangerous days of the cold war. The Cuban Missile Crisis defined the presidency of John F. Kennedy. But during the same week that the world stood transfixed by the possibility of nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union, Kennedy was also... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 27.95
India and Pakistan will be among the most important countries in the twenty-first century. In Avoiding Armageddon , Bruce Riedel clearly explains the challenge and the importance of successfully managing America's affairs with these two emerging powers and their toxic relationship. Born from the British Raj, the two nations share a common heritage,... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 32.95
After more than a decade of great effort and sacrifice by America and its allies, the Taliban still has not been defeated, and many Afghans believe that a civil war is coming. Aspiration and Ambivalence analyzes the U.S. and international efforts in Afghanistan and offers detailed recommendations for dealing with the precarious situation leading... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 34.99
Becoming Enemies brings the unique method of critical oral history to understand U.S. and Iranian relations from the fall of the Shah in 1979 through the Iranian hostage crisis and the Iran-Iraq war. Scholars and former officials involved with U.S. more...