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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 21 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Blowback: How the West F**cked Up the Middle East (and Why it Was a Bad Idea) by Michael Luders
    Blowback: How the West F**cked Up the Middle East (and Why it Was a Bad Idea) - by Michael Luders

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910400555 | ISBN 10: 1910400556

    In August 1953, in a covert operation, the CIA and MI6 jointly overthrew the democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran, Mohammed Mossadegh, installing the Shah in his place. Michael Luders illuminates the dark chain of cause and effect that flowe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rogue States: The Rule of Force in World Affairs by Noam Chomsky
    Rogue States: The Rule of Force in World Affairs - by Noam Chomsky

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780745335636 | ISBN 10: 0745335632

    Rogue States is a collection of essays written by Chomsky in the late 1990s, all of which subvert the United States foreign policy discourse and the notion of the "rogue state", turning the focus of criticism inwards and demonstrating how Western pow ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shattered Hopes: Obama
    Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace - by Josh Ruebner

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781685556 | ISBN 10: 178168555x

    Hard-hitting critique of Obama administration’s failure to broker Israeli–Palestinian peace, by a leading DC-based advocate.  President Barack Obama’s first trip abroad in his second term took him to Israel and the Palestinian West Bank, where ... more

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  • Cover image of book Best of Enemies: A History of US and Middle East Relations: 1953-1984 by Jean-Pierre Filiu, illustrated by David B.
    Best of Enemies: A History of US and Middle East Relations: 1953-1984 - by Jean-Pierre Filiu, illustrated by David B.

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781906838843 | ISBN 10: 1906838844

    The second volume of the history of US-Middle East relations takes us from Eisenhower's presidency of the 50s to the Lebanese War of 1982, covering such world-changing events as the Iranian Revolution of 1979 and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. & ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Politics of Empire: The US, Israel and the Middle East by James Petras
    The Politics of Empire: The US, Israel and the Middle East - by James Petras

    £11.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780986073106 | ISBN 10: 0986073105

    This book provides a unique conception of US empire building, linking overseas expansion with:  1) the growth of a police state and declining living standards; 2) advanced technologically driven global spying on adversaries and allies ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Arabs: A History by Eugene Rogan
    The Arabs: A History - by Eugene Rogan

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780718196783 | ISBN 10: 0718196783

    Eugene Rogan has written an authoritative new history of the Arabs in the modern world. Starting with the Ottoman conquests in the sixteenth century, this landmark book follows the story of the Arabs through the era of European imperialism and the Su ... more

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  • Cover image of book Making the World Safe for Capitalism by Christopher Doran
    Making the World Safe for Capitalism - by Christopher Doran

    £22.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780745332222 | ISBN 10: 0745332226

    The Iraq war defined the first decade of the twenty-first century – leading to mass protests and raising profound questions about domestic politics and the use of military force. Yet most explanations of the war have a narrow focus either on politica ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Road to Tahrir Square: Egypt and the US from the Rise of Nasser to the Fall of Mubarak by Lloyd C. Gardner
    The Road to Tahrir Square: Egypt and the US from the Rise of Nasser to the Fall of Mubarak - by Lloyd C. Gardner

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780863568756 | ISBN 10: 0863568750

    When protesters in Egypt began to fill Cairo's Tahrir Square on January 25, 2011 - and refused to leave until their demand that Hosni Mubarak step down was met - the politics of the region changed overnight. And the United States' long friendship wit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Inside Al-Qaeda and the Taliban: Beyond Bin Laden and 9/11 by Syed Saleem Shahzad
    Inside Al-Qaeda and the Taliban: Beyond Bin Laden and 9/11 - by Syed Saleem Shahzad

    £22.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745331010 | ISBN 10: 0745331017

    President Obama may have delivered on his campaign promise to kill Osama bin Laden, but as an Al-Qaeda strategist bin Laden has been dead for years. This book introduces and examines the new generation of Al-Qaeda leaders who have been behind the mos ... more

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  • Cover image of book Route Irish by Paul Laverty and Ken Loach
    Route Irish - by Paul Laverty and Ken Loach

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781901927474 | ISBN 10: 1901927474

    Fergus met Frankie on his first day at school and they’ve been in each others’ shadow ever since. As teenagers they skipped school and drank cider on the ferry over the River Mersey, dreaming about travelling the world.  In September 2004 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Will to Resist: Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan by Dahr Jamail
    The Will to Resist: Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan - by Dahr Jamail

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781608460953 | ISBN 10: 1608460959

    A prize-winning, unembedded journalist tells the hidden story of American soldiers turning against an unjust war.  Dahr Jamail's comprehensive study of today's military resisters sheds new light on the contours of dissent within the ranks ... more

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  • Cover image of book Iran, the Green Movement and the USA: The Fox and the Paradox by Hamid Dabashi
    Iran, the Green Movement and the USA: The Fox and the Paradox - by Hamid Dabashi

    £17.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848138162 | ISBN 10: 1848138164

    Iran, the Green Movement and the USA presents the dilemma that the West faces in dealing with the Islamic Republic of Iran and their nuclear armament, and how the unfolding civil rights movement in Iran (the Green Movement) will be effected by this i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Israel and the Clash of Civilisations: Iraq, Iran and the Plan to Remake the Middle East by Jonathan Cook
    Israel and the Clash of Civilisations: Iraq, Iran and the Plan to Remake the Middle East - by Jonathan Cook

    £22.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780745327549 | ISBN 10: 0745327540

    In the last few years, Israel and the USA have consciously attempted to destabilize the entire ME region through invasion and war, with the purpose to both ethnically cleanse the Palestinians from historic Palestine and for Israel to dominate the reg ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy by John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt
    The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy - by John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141031231 | ISBN 10: 0141031239

    Does America’s pro-Israel lobby wield inappropriate control over US foreign policy?   This book has created a storm of controversy by bringing out into the open America’s relationship with the Israel lobby: a loose coalition of individual ... more

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  • Cover image of book Interventions by Noam Chomsky
    Interventions - by Noam Chomsky

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141031804 | ISBN 10: 0141031808

    Interventions is Noam Chomsky at his best. At a time when the United States exacts a greater and greater power over the rest of the world, America's leading voice of dissent needs to be heard more than ever.  In over thirty timely, accessible and urg ... more

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  • Cover image of book Perilous Power: The Middle East and US Foreign Policy by Noam Chomsky and Gilbert Achar
    Perilous Power: The Middle East and US Foreign Policy - by Noam Chomsky and Gilbert Achar

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141029726 | ISBN 10: 0141029722

    The volatile Middle East is a region of vast resources, frequent crises and long-standing conflicts, as well as a major source of international tensions and a key site of direct US intervention.  Noam Chomsky, the preeminent critic on US foreign p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Web of Deceit: The History of Western Complicity in Iraq, from Churchill to Kennedy to George W.Bush by Barry M. Lando
    Web of Deceit: The History of Western Complicity in Iraq, from Churchill to Kennedy to George W.Bush - by Barry M. Lando

    £12.95   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781590512388 | ISBN 10: 1590512383

    An investigative history of Western complicity in Saddam Hussein’s crimes reveals the story his trial never will.  In February 1991, the Shia of southern Iraq rose against Saddam Hussein. Barry M. Lando, a former investigative producer for 60 Minu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East by Robert Fisk
    Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East - by Robert Fisk

    £18.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781841150086 | ISBN 10: 1841150088

    Rarely have first-hand reporting and history been so powerfully combined than in Robert Fisk's epic story of tragedy and betrayal in the Middle East. As his narrative of bloodshed and cruelty unfolds in Iraq, Afghanistan, Algeria, Iran, Palestine, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Not One More Death by Eno, Pinter, Le Carre, Dawkins, Faber and Zangana
    Not One More Death - by Eno, Pinter, Le Carre, Dawkins, Faber and Zangana

    £5.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781844671168 | ISBN 10: 184467116x

    At a time when the US and UK are contemplating further imperial adventures in Iran, Not One More Death lays bare the act of state terrorism that is the invasion and occuption of Iraq, and reveals the tapestry of lies that underpins it. Prominent ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan and Bin Laden by Steve Coll
    Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan and Bin Laden - by Steve Coll

    £14.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780141020808 | ISBN 10: 0141020806

    Ghost Wars is the most accurate and revealing account yet of the CIA's secret involvement in al-Qaeda's evolution. Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll has spent years reporting from the Middle East, accessed previously classified government file ... more

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  • Cover image of book Iran in Crisis? Nuclear Ambitions and the American Response by Roger Howard
    Iran in Crisis? Nuclear Ambitions and the American Response - by Roger Howard

    £17.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781842774755 | ISBN 10: 1842774751

    Is Iran at a crossroads? The recent US - led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have brought new opportunities and dangers that could conceivably either herald a new rapprochement between Tehran and Washington or else bring a sharp detorioration that might ... more

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