The list author says: "I've spent significant time in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq and Israel. I've also studied, both on my own and at university, the history of the Middle East and the various turns it has taken. I hope sometime to teach Middle Eastern History myself."
"If you can find it this is a strictly military look at the wars fought between Israel and its neighbors, from the creation of Israel to the 1980s. Instrumental in understanding the security concerns and postures of the major states in the region."
"A fascinating look at the fortifications built by Israel on the east bank of the Suez Canal between 1967 and 1973. I only added this one because I've been to the canal zone and find the subject fascinating."