Inside the Middle East: Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth, Avi Melamed
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Inside the Middle East: Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth

Author: Avi Melamed

Narrator: Vikas Adam

Unabridged: 11 hr 29 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 11/29/2016

Genre: Political Science - World - Middle Eastern

Synopsis

Acclaimed Israeli intelligence analyst Avi Melamed has spent more than thirty years interpreting Middle East affairs. His long-awaited Inside the Middle East challenges widely accepted perceptions and provides a gripping and uniquely enlightening guide to make sense of the events unfolding in the region. Melamed considers all the major power players in the Middle East, explains the underlying issues, and creates a three-dimensional picture, an illustration that connects the dots and provides a fascinating road map. He elucidates developments such as the Arab Spring, the downfall of the Muslim Brotherhood, the rise of ISIS, the epic Sunni-Shiite animosity, the essence of the war in Syria, the role of the Caliphate and Jihad, and the looming nuclear arms race. He also provides a rare opportunity to journey into the psyche of Arab society. This unparalleled volume is a milestone in our understanding of the Middle East. It is the untold story of the struggles that will shape the region, and the world, for decades to come, and a groundbreaking guide that will shake you to the core, force you to reevalute your outlook, and give you tips to navigate the future.

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