"A biography of our nations first President, George Washington. Ellis examines Washington from his early childhood, through the events of the French-Indian War (which would lay some of the foundations of several characterisitics and skills that would be brought forth later on in hi life), the Revolutionary War, his Presidency, and finally death."
"A book that examines in heavy detail, the history of Iraq from the days of the Caliphate to the current American invasion. It also examines the lasting effect of British rule over Iraq in the late 19th and first half of the 20th Centuries and the events that would lead to the rise of Saddam Hussein as well as his downfall."
"A book that looks in much closer detail (in comparison to Tripp's History of Iraq) of the period from 1900-1932, examining Iraqi politics during the British occupation of Iraq as well as British influence on the structures of the Iraqi Government and covers all the way up to the independence of Iraq."
"This book in a sense continues from where Britain in Iraq left off, briefly covering the period from 1932 onwards, examining the causes of the collapse of the Iraqi Monarchy and the Iraqi Revolution of 1958 as well as the significance of the revolution and the regimes that ruled Iraq as well as Saddam Husseina and the Baath Party."
"A detailed explanation on what led America into Iraq and how the Neoconservatives and the Bush Administration went about planning the war in Iraq through deceit, confusion, and heavy reliance on Think-Tanks for advice on their course of action."
"Explains how the United States went about organizing Iraq after its successful invasion and examines the problems that existed and continue to exist in Iraqi Society and looking at its root causes. It goes from the establishment of the Coalition Provincial Authority (CPA) to the evolution of the current Iraqi government."
"A book originally published aroun 1965 that looks at how Israel was created and the methodology behind its creation and some of the infamous events that played a role in the current affairs of the Middle East."
"Looks at the long and controversial history of the Ottoman Empire from its foundation under Sultan Osman I to its demise following the end of World War I. Looks at some of its high points and many of its downturns."
"Will not find a better book that details a brief look into Egypt's forgotten royal family, The House of Muhammed Ali. And best of all, it all comes from a member of the family in the form of Prince Hassan Aziz Hassan."
"No one beats Muhammed Haykal when it comes to talking about Egyptian politics. An insider from the Abdel-Nasser and Sadat administrations; Haykal provides a first-hand account as to how the Ramadan Way (1973 Arab-Israeli War) took shape as well as the events that led up to it."