Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present

  title={Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present},
  author={Michael Oren},
From the first cannonballs fired by American warships at North African pirates to the conquest of Falluja by the Marines - from the early American explorers who probed the sources of the Nile to the diplomats who strove for Arab-Israeli peace - the United States has been involved in the Middle East. For well over two centuries, American statesmen, merchants and missionaries, both men and women, have had a profound impact on the shaping of this crucial region. Yet their story has not been told… Expand
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