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Iraq, USA and Saddam: The Witness Inbetween
Iraq, USA and Saddam: The Witness Inbetween by Hassan Radhi

This is Hassan Radhi's account of the happenings in Iraq, through the course of peace, freedom, occupation, and change. It contains the intense narrative of the sojourn of the American forces through Iraq and the long struggle to peace and freedom. This b...

Katrina: After the Flood
Katrina: After the Flood by Gary Rivlin

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Southeast Louisiana, journalist Gary Rivlin traces the storm's immediate damage, the city of New Orleans' efforts to rebuild itself, and the storm's lasting effects not just on the city's geography and in...

Glory Lost and Found: How Delta Climbed from Despair to Dominance in the Post-9/11 Era
Glory Lost and Found: How Delta Climbed from Despair to Dominance in the Post-9/11 Era by Seth Kaplan

"When the history book is written on the restructuring of this industry, Delta will be the greatest turnaround story in it." - Delta CEO Gerald Grinstein, December 19, 2006 Its reputation was now as tattered as the interiors of its airplanes. Delta Air Li...

Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: Adventures in Modern Russia
Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: Adventures in Modern Russia by Peter Pomerantsev

A journey into the glittering, surreal heart of 21st century Russia: into the lives of Hells Angels convinced they are messiahs, professional killers with the souls of artists, bohemian theatre directors turned Kremlin puppet-masters, supermodel sects, po...

Summary, Analysis & Review of Mitchell Zuckoff's 13 Hours by Instaread
Summary, Analysis & Review of Mitchell Zuckoff's 13 Hours by Instaread by Instaread

Summary of 13 Hours by Mitchell Zuckoff | Includes Analysis Preview: 13 Hours by Mitchell Zuckoff and the surviving members of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) annex in Benghazi is a narrative recounting of the events surrounding the militant attacks...

The Great British Dream Factory: The Strange History of Our National Imagination
The Great British Dream Factory: The Strange History of Our National Imagination by Dominic Sandbrook

Britain's empire has gone. Our manufacturing base is a shadow of its former self; the Royal Navy has been reduced to a skeleton. In military, diplomatic and economic terms, we no longer matter as we once did. And yet there is still one area in which we ca...

The Benghazi Attack
The Benghazi Attack by J. D. Rockefeller

If you have decided to listen to this book, then you probably have heard about the Benghazi attack or you at least wanted to learn something about that incident. It took place way back in 2012 when the Islamic militant attacked the American diplomatic com...

Shell-Shocked: On the Ground Under Israel's Gaza Assault
Shell-Shocked: On the Ground Under Israel's Gaza Assault by Mohammed Omer

Operation Protective Edge, launched in early July 2014, was the third major Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip in six years. It was also the most deadly. By the conclusion of hostilities some seven weeks later, 2,200 of Gaza's population had been killed, a...

The Eighties: The Decade That Transformed Australia
The Eighties: The Decade That Transformed Australia by Frank Bongiorno

It was the era of Hawke and Keating, Kylie and INXS, the America's Cup and the Bicentenary. It was perhaps the most controversial decade in Australian history, with high-flying entrepreneurs booming and busting, torrid debates over land rights and immigra...

Dead Men Risen: An Epic Story of War and Heroism in Afghanistan
Dead Men Risen: An Epic Story of War and Heroism in Afghanistan by Toby Harnden

Dead Men Risen, winner of the prestigious Orwell Prize for books, is the epic story of a beleaguered British battle group fighting desperately to prevent the Taliban from seizing Afghanistan's Helmand province just as the US Marines arrive to take over. B...

The Baby & the Battalion
The Baby & the Battalion by Kenneth Miller

A woman's cry for help prompted US Navy medic Chris Walsh to take on a risky new mission. ©2012 The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (P)2015 Audible, Inc. ...

Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS
Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS by Joby Warrick

Pulitzer Prize, General nonfiction, 2016 In a thrilling dramatic narrative, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Joby Warrick traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a remote Jordanian prison and spread with the unwitting aid of two ...

Not a Good Day to Die: The Untold Story of Operation Anaconda
Not a Good Day to Die: The Untold Story of Operation Anaconda by Sean Naylor

At dawn on March 2, 2002, America's first major battle of the 21st century began. Over 200 soldiers of the 101st Airborne and 10th Mountain Division flew into Afghanistan's Shah-i-Kotvalley - and into the mouth of a buzz saw. They were about to pay a bloo...

The Plane That Wasn't There: Why We Haven't Found MH370
The Plane That Wasn't There: Why We Haven't Found MH370 by Jeff Wise

The definitive investigation into the greatest aviation mystery in history, with a startling hypothesis about who took the plane, where they took it, and how. On March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared. A year later, still no trace of the ...

Hurricane Katrina: The Story of the Most Destructive Hurricane in American History
Hurricane Katrina: The Story of the Most Destructive Hurricane in American History by Charles River Editors

"The big lesson I learned from Hurricane Katrina is that we have to be thinking about the unthinkable because sometimes the unthinkable happens." - Mike Leavitt Hurricanes have been devastating communities for thousands of years, bringing about various co...

ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror
ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror by Michael Weiss

Initially dismissed by US President Barack Obama, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has shocked the world by conquering massive territories in both countries and promising to create a vast new Muslim caliphate that observes the strict dictates of...

Method and Madness: The Hidden Story of Israel's Assaults on Gaza
Method and Madness: The Hidden Story of Israel's Assaults on Gaza by Norman Finkelstein

In the past five years, Israel has mounted three major assaults on the 1.8 million Palestinians trapped behind its blockade of the Gaza Strip. Taken together, Operation Cast Lead (2008-9), Operation Pillar of Defense (2012), and Operation Protective Edge ...

Three Handed Economist: Interior Solutions in an Ideologically Cornered World
Three Handed Economist: Interior Solutions in an Ideologically Cornered World by Mark Flowers

The world has many sectarian problems; luckily the United States has largely avoided such problems. However, the growing wealth gap, the political divide, increasingly emboldened extremist groups, and the decline of compromise are certainly harming the na...

The 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami: The Story of the Deadliest Natural Disaster of the 21st Century
The 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami: The Story of the Deadliest Natural Disaster of the 21st Century by Charles River Editors

"Whenever an earthquake or tsunami takes thousands of innocent lives, a shocked world talks of little else." (Anne M. Mulcahy) In the Christian world, December 25 is a time of great rejoicing and celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. It is by far the mos...

A Warrior's Faith: Navy SEAL Ryan Job, a Life-Changing Firefight, and the Belief That Transformed His Life
A Warrior's Faith: Navy SEAL Ryan Job, a Life-Changing Firefight, and the Belief That Transformed His Life by Robert Vera

An exhilarating story of a young Navy SEAL whose relentless faith transformed his life and inspired everyone who knew his courageous story. In A Warrior's Faith, Ryan Job's close friend, Robert Vera, recounts how the highly decorated Navy SEAL's unstoppab...

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