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Castles made of sand 1 edition

Castles made of sand
André Gerolymatos

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Castles made of sand
a century of Anglo-American espionage and intervention in the Middle East
1st ed.
Andre Gerolymatos

Published 2010 by Thomas Dunne Books in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Stories from the bazaar
The Mahdi
The eclipse of imperial Islam
Jihad for all occasions
A new caliph
Middle East delusions : the Great Arab Revolt
Spies, adventurers, and religious warriors
Absolute faith : the Muslim Brotherhood and the politics of intelligence
The British-Jewish military alliance
Kill the mufti : politics and blowback
By blood and fire
The CIA and Nasser : a Muslim Billy Graham
The road to perdition : the Gehlen Organization
A new kind of war : subversive operations and the CIA
Nasser's Nazis
A legacy of coups : Anglo-American intervention in Syria
America's eyes in the Middle East : the CIA and Israeli intelligence
The Iranian jihad
Espionage, religion, and war in the Northwest Frontier
Pakistan's inter-service intelligence and organized terror in South Asia
Dramatis personae.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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DS63.2.G7 G47 2010

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p. cm.

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