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Download e-book for kindle: A Chain of Events: The Government Cover-Up of the Black Hawk by Joan L. Piper

By Joan L. Piper

On April 14, 1994, on a transparent morning over northern Iraq's no-fly area, U.S. Air strength F-15 jets encountered U.S. military Black Hawk helicopters on a regimen challenge. inside of ten mins, the F-15s misidentified the helicopters and shot them down with fire-and-forget missiles. for 3 years, airplane had patrolled those skies with a near-perfect safeguard list. even if the Black Hawk's downing was once one of many worst air-to-air pleasant fireplace incidents related to U.S. plane in army historical past, the Air strength may formally finish the pilots had made an affordable mistake. One sufferer was once ebullient twenty-five-old intelligence officer Laura Piper, in love with existence and with being an Air strength lieutenant. Movingly written through her mom, A Chain of Events is the tale of LauraÆs ultimate flight and the Air ForceÆs mishandling of the next research. it's a tale of accountability, patriotism, a motherÆs devotion to a daughterÆs reminiscence, and her familyÆs unhappiness in a liked institution.

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Read e-book online The Expansion of the Early Islamic State: 0 (The Formation PDF

By Fred M. Donner

This quantity offers a variety of the major reports within which prime students because the starting of the twentieth century try to clarify the phenomenally speedy growth of the early Islamic kingdom through the seventh century CE. The articles debate the factors for the conquest flow or enlargement, the explanations for its luck, the character of the circulation itself, the effect the growth had at the nations plagued by it, and the advanced questions surrounding the assets on which historians have built their perspectives of the growth, and the reliability (or loss of it) of these assets. No articles dedicated to the particular conquest of a given locality are included-hundreds exist-but a reasonably broad bibliography lists a number of the extra vital contributions during this style. The editor's advent addresses the phenomenon of the growth and the way students have approached and grappled with it.

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New PDF release: Nasser and the Missile Age in the Middle East (Contemporary

By Owen L. Sirrs

Egyptian efforts to obtain long-range surface-to-surface missiles within the early Nineteen Sixties hold vital classes for our time, while guns of mass destruction and fees of politicizing intelligence are key matters.


This new examine lines the heritage of the early Egyptian ballistic missile application, which all started with the profitable recruitment of German scientists who had adventure in Hitler’s V1 and V2 missile initiatives. but whilst those Germans begun their paintings on constructing missiles for Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, Israeli intelligence was once busy accumulating details on their actions, sparking a predicament within the Israeli management as best Israeli officers anxiously debated concepts to grapple with this new danger to their nationwide safeguard. finally, they followed a multifaceted technique that included intimidation of the scientists and their households, appeals to the West German govt to reserve the scientists’ bear in mind and an try to contain the USA govt within the intricacies of the Arab-Israeli clash.


Drawing widely on fabric from lately declassified US executive records, this new significant paintings demonstrates how Nasser’s missile software performed an instrumental function in cementing the US-Israeli nationwide defense dating. The e-book concludes with numerous key classes that could aid stem the worldwide proliferation of complicated weapons.


This ebook might be of significant curiosity to students of proliferation, diplomacy, the center East, disarmament and protection reviews in general.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Israel Warrior: Fighting Back for the Jewish State from by Shmuley Boteach

By Shmuley Boteach

Are you bored to death with the nonstop assaults on Israel that reek of double criteria and hatred? With the foul ethical equivalency of Jews demise as ambitions of terrorists and Palestinians demise venture acts of terrorism? With the United countries non-stop condemnation of the single democracy within the heart East, whereas overlooking the ghastly human rights abuses of its Arab acquaintances? With the duplicity of the Western media, which cares extra whilst Israelis upload rooms to residences in East Jerusalem than while over 470,000 Arabs are killed in Syria?
There comes some extent after we cease and say, sufficient. we are going to now not tolerate anti-Israel lies. we are going to get up for Israel and truth.

The target of this booklet is to provide you the knowledge and the instruments you wish in order that jointly, we will accomplish this significant and pressing activity. you are going to use your wisdom and your wits to struggle again in debate, dialogue, and discussion to publicize the justice of Israel s reason. This booklet is devoted to the proposition that Israel can and may win the argument on the market of rules simply because her maximum commodity is the minds and souls of these who care adequate to benefit the reality after which, armed with that fact, the braveness to take a stand.

Become a warrior for Israel.

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