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The Resource America's great game : the CIA's secret Arabists and the shaping of the modern Middle East, Hugh Wilford, (electronic resource eBook)

America's great game : the CIA's secret Arabists and the shaping of the modern Middle East, Hugh Wilford, (electronic resource eBook)

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America's great game : the CIA's secret Arabists and the shaping of the modern Middle East
Title
America's great game
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the CIA's secret Arabists and the shaping of the modern Middle East
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Hugh Wilford
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eng
Summary
The Central Intelligence Agency's reputation in the Middle East today has been marred by waterboarding and drone strikes, yet in its earliest years the agency was actually the region's staunchest western ally. In America's Great Game, celebrated intelligence historian Hugh Wilford reveals how three colorful CIA operatives?Kermit and Archie Roosevelt, and maverick covert-ops expert Miles Copeland?attempted, futilely, to bring the U.S. and Middle East into harmony during the 1940s and ?50s. Heirs to an American missionary tradition that taught them to treat Arabs and Muslims with respect and e
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1965-
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Wilford, Hugh
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LC call number
DS63.2.U5
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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OverDrive, Inc
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  • United States
  • United States. Central Intelligence Agency
  • Arab countries
  • Middle East
  • United States
  • United States
  • Middle East
  • United States
  • Arab countries
  • United States
Label
America's great game : the CIA's secret Arabists and the shaping of the modern Middle East, Hugh Wilford, (electronic resource eBook)
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http://downloads.live-brary.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=49BB0D96-4003-4EFF-9ED6-89750BC9CD7B
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multicolored
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text
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Contents
  • Abbreviations; Dramatis Personae; Preface; PART ONE: Pre-Game, 1916-1947; 1. Learning the Game; 2. Beginning the Quest; 2. OSS/Cairo; 4. Great Game Redux; 5. Zion; 6. The Guest No One Invies Again; PART TWO: Warm-Up, 1947-1949; 7. Game Plan; 8. The Right Kind of Leader? Syria, 1949; PART THREE: WInning, 1949-1956; 9. American Friends of the Middle East; 10. In Search of a Hero: Egypt, 1952; 11. Mad Men on the Nile; 12. Authoring a Coupe: Iran, 1953; 13. From ALPHA. . .; 14. Crypto-Diplomacy; 15. Peacemakers; PART FOUR: Losing, 1956-1958; 16. . . . to OMEGA
  • 17. Increasingly a Vehicle for Your Purposes18. Archie's Turn: Syria, 1956; 19. Game On: Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, 1957; 20. Game Over; 21. Epilogue; Notes; Index
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9780465069828
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2013029982
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Adobe PDF eBook
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  • Format: OverDrive READ
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle
Label
America's great game : the CIA's secret Arabists and the shaping of the modern Middle East, Hugh Wilford, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://downloads.live-brary.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=49BB0D96-4003-4EFF-9ED6-89750BC9CD7B
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Abbreviations; Dramatis Personae; Preface; PART ONE: Pre-Game, 1916-1947; 1. Learning the Game; 2. Beginning the Quest; 2. OSS/Cairo; 4. Great Game Redux; 5. Zion; 6. The Guest No One Invies Again; PART TWO: Warm-Up, 1947-1949; 7. Game Plan; 8. The Right Kind of Leader? Syria, 1949; PART THREE: WInning, 1949-1956; 9. American Friends of the Middle East; 10. In Search of a Hero: Egypt, 1952; 11. Mad Men on the Nile; 12. Authoring a Coupe: Iran, 1953; 13. From ALPHA. . .; 14. Crypto-Diplomacy; 15. Peacemakers; PART FOUR: Losing, 1956-1958; 16. . . . to OMEGA
  • 17. Increasingly a Vehicle for Your Purposes18. Archie's Turn: Syria, 1956; 19. Game On: Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, 1957; 20. Game Over; 21. Epilogue; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780465069828
Lccn
2013029982
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • bc
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49bb0d96-4003-4eff-9ed6-89750bc9cd7b
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Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Adobe PDF eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive READ
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle

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