Great book for those who want to truly understand the complexity of the Middle East.Published 3 months ago by Joe Kowalski
Oh boy, he gets inside Hezbollah before the war with Israel in 2006 and what an eye opener!Published 8 months ago by A. Wertheim
This is a book that everyone should read. Though depressing, it is no doubt a book and information that everyone should know. Read morePublished on March 10, 2013 by David P. Diaz
A very well written account of Lebanon recent history. Never boring, most times really exciting, always true and honest. Just couldn't put it down!Published on March 5, 2013 by marcelo monteiro
Middle eastern politics have a reputation for being hopelessly arcane and boring, so you might not expect much from a non-fiction book about it... Read morePublished on August 18, 2012 by Mason
Few books are this well written. This book is not only a fantastic and gripping read. It is also a primer on the whole middle east. Read morePublished on August 8, 2012 by Blue Fox
My background is that I was born in the US, moved to Israel in the mid 80s to volunteer in the IDF, served for several years as part of the occupation south of the Litani during... Read morePublished on June 19, 2012 by Meir
I'm a long time reader of Totten's blog.
I always found him to be level headed,informative and honest commentator.
So, when I read his book, I wasn't disappointed. Read more
Fatima's Gate must rank as one of the worst books ever written about the Middle East. The book, a biased monologue of the authors experience of Lebanon, it reads more as a... Read morePublished on October 18, 2011 by Robert Collard