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New International no. 7: Opening Guns of World War III: Washington's Assault on Iraq

By: Barnes, Jack, et. Al.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Pathfinder Press (NY): 1991

Seller ID: 009955

ISBN: 0873486420

Condition: Near Fine


333 pp. Tight, nearly new collection of articles about the First Gulf War (against Iraq's attempt to occupy Kuwait), written from the perspective of the U.S. Socialist Workers Party. Cover corner creased. The anthology denounces the American campaign as a failure that slaughtered tens of thousands of Iraqi soldiers and created millions of refugees but didn't rein in Saddam Hussein. Other articles criticize the surge in US militarism during the Carter administration, and ... View more info

Desert Fist:Allied Airpower for Desert Storm -- A Pilot's View

By: Black, Ian

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Osceola, Wisc., Motorbooks International: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004695

Condition: Near Fine


Unpaginated, approx. 100 pp. on glossy stock. Numerous color photos on every page. Corners slightly thumbed but still close to new. No markings.Spine uncreased. A photo book of aircraft deployed in Desert Storm, the Gulf War of 1990-01. Detailed captions. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall By 8.5 In Wide View more info

Beyond Nuclear: Mordechai Vanunu's Freedom of Speech Trial and My Life as a Muckracker 2005-2010

By: Fleming, Eileen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Self-published: 2010

Seller ID: 009895

Condition: Good


188 pp., notes. Rippled because of dampness; satisfactory as reading copy. Binding firm. Stiff wraps, with color photo of Vanunu on cover. No publication data, apparently self-published. An American writer recounts her friendship with Vanunu, who served 18 years in an Israeli prison after taking photos of nuclear development work in an underground facility in the Negev desert. His revelations to British media helped document that Israel has a nuclear arsenal of 150 to 20... View more info

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I Killed Scheherazade: Conffession of an Angry Arab Woman

By: Haddad, Joumana

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lawrence Hill Books: 2011

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009334

ISBN: 1569768404

Condition: Very Good


160 pp. Library labels and stamping but no card envelope. Still close to new, text clean. A Lebanese journalist and poet who launched an erotic literary magazine for women speaks out against Western stereotypes of Arab women. She asserts many are well-educated, wear western clothing and are independent-minded. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall View more info

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I Killed Scheherazade

By: Haddad, Joumana

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chicago, Lawrence Hill Books: 2011

Edition: 1st Printing.

Seller ID: 009335

ISBN: 1569768404

Condition: Very Good


160 pp. Lightly read. Text clean. Forward by Etel Admar. Founder of am erotic literary journal for Muslim women makes an impassioned plea for equal rights and sexual freedom. She castigates the West for holding outdated stereotypes of Muslim women, ignoring the many millions who have become educated and hold professional jobs. View more info

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The Iraq Study Group Report: The Way Forward - A New Approach

By: Iraq Study Group, Baker, James A., Hamilton Lee H. Et al.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage: 2006

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 010305

ISBN: 0307386562

Condition: Fine


142 pp. Nearly new, no spine creasing or text markings. Small red line on top edge near spine. An overview of the US attempt to occupy and rebuild Iraq as of 2005. Brief history of the US invasion, along with 79 recommendations to the Bush Administration for future policy. Study group was a bipartisan panel of senior govt officials. Size: 8mo -- 8 in Tall View more info

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Fear Up Harsh

By: Lagouranis, Tony (with Mikaelian, Allen)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, New American Library (Penguin): 2008

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 005623

ISBN: 0451223152

Condition: As New


254 pp. Unread, no spine creasing, no remainder marks. With New American Library promotional announcement laid in. Subtitle: An Army interrogator's dark journey through Iraq. Blurb by Michael Posner, president of Human Rights Watch: "This is a story the Pentagon does not want to have told. It tells how policy decisions made by senior officials led to widespread abuse that stretched well beyond Abu Ghraib." Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

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Fear Up Harsh

By: Lagouranis, Tony (with Mikaelian, Allen)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, NAL Caliber (Penguin): 2007

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 010310

ISBN: 0451223152

Condition: Fine


254 pp. Close to new, no markings or creases. An Army interrogator tells of his first hand experiences with POWs in Abu Ghraib prison and other locations in Iraq. He discloses the military often disregarded Geneva Convention rules against torture. Size: 8vo -- 9 in By 9 in Square Format View more info

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September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows: Turning Tragedy into Hope for a Better World

By: Potorti, David, Ed.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, RDV Books/Akashic Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 010132

ISBN: 0971920648

Condition: Very Good +


246 pp. Flat-signed by author/editor David Potorti on half-title page. Previous owner's name also on half title page. Small corner crease, lightly read. Spine uncreased. Text clean. A group of 50 relatives of 9-11 victims in the U.S. lay out their peace proposals and opposition to wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in High View more info

Hebrew Basic Course

By: Reif, Joseph A.; Levinson, Hanna

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Foreign Service Institute: 1965

Seller ID: 010320

Condition: Very Good


552 pp. Corners curled, moderate wear. Binding strong, crease on spine. No markings in text. No casettes or DVDs included. Two catalogs of language instruction laid in. Detailed introduction and instruction in informal modern Hebrew as encountered in Israel. Text in English, Anglicized phonetic equivalents and Hebrew alphabet. Pointers on pronunciation, many pattern drills, 14-pp. glossary at rear. Size: 4to -- 10.25 in Tall View more info

Chasing Ghosts: Failures and Facades in Iraq: A Soldier's Perspective

By: Rieckhoff, Paul

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, NAL Caliber (Penguin): 2007

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 010307

Condition: Very Good


325 pp. Thumbed. Crease on lower corner. Binding firm. No markings. Includes 8 pp. of glossy b&w photos. Hard-hitting, critical account of warfare in Iraq in the early years of the U.S. invasion and occupation. First account of the war by a U.S. soldier who served there. Author went on to organize and head the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Association. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

Abu Nidal : A Gun for Hire : The Secret Life of the World's Most Notorious Arab Terrorist

By: Seale, Patrick

Price: $4.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Random House: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 009147

ISBN: 0679400664

Condition: Fine


339 pp., index, appendix of Nidal's associates. Nearly new, no markings. Birtish journalist Patrick Seale tackles the theory that Nidal, ostensibly a diehard Palestinian nationalist, is actually a tool of Israeli intelligence. He also explores the fortune Nidal has made as an arms merchant and extortioner. Size: 8vo View more info