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This is a unique read. Why did so many Iraquis let Saddam rule them? Why did a prominent General slowly evolve from a nationalist Iraqi policeman/soldier into a deeply religious... Read morePublished on August 14, 2012 by Kevin M Quigg
I'm a big fan of author Wendell Steavenson based on the strength of her previous work, her Georgia-based travelogue Stories I Stole. Read morePublished on October 16, 2010 by Andy Orrock
I would consider this peice to be a must read for most everyone interested in events in the country... Read morePublished on September 14, 2010 by Andrew Kempe
This is the only up close and personal look at someone in Saddam Hussein's ruling circle that I know of. Read morePublished on January 15, 2010 by Loves the View
Impressive writing by someone who was able to sneak around, bravely I might add, throughout the violent streets, alleys and neighborhoods of occupied Iraq. Read morePublished on December 16, 2009 by Joseph J. Slevin
If you want an intriguing read, this book will offer it. The burning question is how a person with a deep moral ethic could ever serve under Saddam Hussein and survive in the long... Read morePublished on August 27, 2009 by City Of Rocks
ISBN 0061721786 Iraq is one of those countries that, until there's a conflict, I don't tend to think about very much. Read morePublished on August 20, 2009 by Anna M. Ligtenberg
I like reading biographies, but this book I do not like.
The author incessantly put down America and American soldiers. Read more
This is a story of immense pride, loyalty, futility, and resignation, made poignant by the fact that it is not a story. Read morePublished on June 25, 2009 by MDP