2 edition of Myths and illusions found in the catalog.
Myths and illusions
|Statement||by Susan Bonner|
|LC Classifications||PS3552.O6363 M98 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||37 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||37|
|LC Control Number||00698716|
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Myths, Illusions, and Peace is an important book, both due to its content and due to the fact that one of the authors is partly responsible for the Obama administration's policies in the Middle East. The book has been widely praised and well received by many interested in the Middle East. David Makovsky has been interviewed several times, the book reviewed in several media outlets, and a book signing event held to discuss Myths, Illusions, & Peace. The Advance Praise on the back of the book gives an idea of the impression that the book has.
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Clearly articulated and accessible, Myths, Illusions, and Peace captures the reality of the problems in the Middle East like no book has before. It presents a concise and far-reaching set of principles that will help America set an effective course of action in the region, and in so doing secure a safer future for all Americans/5(20).
“Myths, Illusions, & Peace: Finding a New Direction for America in the Middle East” is fortunately in that rare second category. Ambassador Dennis Ross, among America’s most seasoned diplomats, and co-author D Every year, we get treated to a torrent of banal, predictable books /5. Clearly articulated and accessible, Myths, Illusions, and Peace captures the reality of the problems in the Middle East like no book has before.
It presents a concise and far-reaching set of principles that will help America set an effective course of action in the region, and in so doing secure a safer future for all Americans.5/5(2). Myths, Illusions, and Peace: Finding a New Direction for America in the Middle East - Kindle edition by Ross, Dennis, Makovsky, David.
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Sharath. The Voucher Promise chronicles the “illusions” of Section 8. As cities around the country continue to grapple with the economic and social fallout of decades of racist public policy, a new Author: Maya Dukmasova. The co-author of his new book, “Myths, Illusions, and Peace,” is David Makovsky, a fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy andthe author of “Making Peace with the PLO.”.
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MYTHS, ILLUSIONS, & PEACE: FINDING A NEW DIRECTION FOR AMERICA IN THE MIDDLE EAST By Dennis Ross and David Makovsky Viking Press, $, pages REVIEWED BY SOL SCHINDLER. Dennis Ross is unique. Clearly articulated and accessible, Myths, Illusions, and Peace captures the reality of the problems in the Middle East like no book has before.
It presents a concise and far-reaching set of principles that will help America set an effective course of action in the region, and in so doing secure a. Superpower Illusions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Former U.S. ambassador to the USSR Jack F.
Matlock refutes the enduri. The author clearly had strong views about the myths associated with entrepreneurship that he shattered with loads of data. The problem I had was was with the myths he labled as commonly held beliefs.
As someone who has read a lot about entrepreneurship in the last few months, I was confused by many of the "illusions" the author was debunking/5(22).
The book deals not only with myth-making around research value, but also critically evaluates the misconceived nature and actuality of research impact. Ultimately, the book re-evaluates impact, and returns to a traditional beneficiary of academic value from research and purpose for teaching, the student.
Book Subtitle Illusions, Myths and. Myths, Illusions, and Peace sheds new light on old dilemmas at a moment when fresh approaches to the Middle East are urgently needed, widely desired, and genuinely possible. This is a book written to be appreciated by experts and novices alike." --Madeleine K.
Albright, U.S. Secretary of State, Superpower Illusions is at times scathing, always insightful, and long overdue."—Susan Eisenhower, author of Partners in Space: US-Russian Cooperation after the Cold War “A well written, clearly reasoned and thoroughly informed tour of the past half century of American diplomacy—including the roots of its successes and failures—led by a.
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Therefore, people's belief in Allah was supposed to increase. Moreover, their realization of Allah's Infinite Power was supposed also to increase. But what happened was that myths and illusions started to .About Myths, Illusions, and Peace “A trenchant and often pugnacious demolition of the numerous misconceptions about strategic thinking on the Middle East” –The New York Times Now updated with a new chapter on the current climate, Myths, Illusions, and Peace addresses why the United States has consistently failed to achieve its strategic goals in the Middle East.