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New York: William Morrow, c1996. 1st/Book Club Edition. 25 cm, 265, illus., map, glossary, chronology This compelling account of an aviator's life on a carrier during the Gulf War contains good combat descriptions of the fight against the Iraqis, as well as many details on the USS Midway and her history.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xviii, 196,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Ink notation of '1991' on title page. Ink underlinings and notations to early part of text. DJ has some wear and soiling. Dr. Amatzia Baram is a Middle East Forum Writing Fellow, as well as a professor emeritus at the Department of the History of the Middle East and Director of the Centre for Iraq Studies at the University of Haifa. Professor Baram served as an officer and commanded tank units in the Armored Corps during his regular military service from 1956 to 1960 and while in the reserves. Following the Six Day War in 1967 and started his education as an historian of the modern Middle East and Islam in 1971. He was “on loan” to the Iraqi desk at Military Intelligence as an analyst when the Iraq-Iran War began in 1980. He was awarded a Ph.D. in 1986 for a dissertation on Baathi Iraq. He has taught at the University of Haifa since then. He wrote studies and lectured on Iraqi society for the American military between 2005 and 2009. He served as chairman of the Department of Middle East History and as Director of the Jewish-Arab Center in Haifa University and in the Institute for Middle East Studies. He is the founder and director of the Center for Iraq Studies at the University of Haifa. His main fields of study have been: Iraq 1920-2013: politics, religion, culture and society, with an emphasis on 1968-2011; Tribe and state in the Middle East; The Arab Shia; Political Islam; Baathi Syria. Professor Baram has advised the Israeli government and since 1986 also the U.S. government on Iraq and the Persian Gulf.
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1970. Presumed First U.S. Edition, First printing thus. Hardcover. xii, 514,  pages. Footnotes. Illustrations. Tables. Appendices (The social origin of Egyptian Officers before 1952, and the Arab Officer Ranks). Select Bibliography. Index of Names. Preface by Walter Laqueur. Ink name inside front board, some soiling inside front flyleaf. Marginal and ink underlining throughout, DJ soiled & small tears.. A revised and updated of He-Ketzuna we-ha-shilton ba'olam ha'aravi) published by Sifriat Poalim, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1966. The author was born in Mannheim, Germany in 1914 and was educated at the University of Berlin. He moved to Israel in 1937 had has been a member of Kibbutz Hazorea. He served as the Director of the Department for Arab Workers of the Israel Ministry of Labor and as Director of the Department of Arab Affairs of the Mapam political party. He was a frequent contributor on Arab affairs to specialized periodicals.
Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2000. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. x, 341,  pages. Map. Index. Inscribed by the author (Bathia) on the half-title page. Inscription reads For Randy with best wishes Shyam Bhatia April 2006. Some ink comments and underlining and marks noted. The authors were journalists who interviewed Iraqi defectors speaking at the risk of their lives. The authors present evidence that Saddam Hussein will not rest until Iraq becomes a nuclear threat to the West--a threat, they argue, that has been aided by the Clinton Administration's dismantling of United Nations weapons inspections. This work, which pre-dates the U.S. invasion of Iraq, provides one of the clearest presentations of assumptions and arguments that were the underpinnings of the policy of regime change and concern about weapons of mass destruction programs. Shyam Bhatia (born 1950) is an Indian-born British journalist, writer and war reporter based in London. He has reported from conflict zones such as the Middle East, Afghanistan and Sudan, and is a former diplomatic editor of The Observer. He has also served as US correspondent and Foreign Editor of the Bangalore-based Deccan Herald and Editor of Asian Affairs magazine in London. Bhatia was educated at The Doon School in India and Leighton Park School in England before going to the University of Oxford. He is a columnist for the Indian Express. He has published several books based on his war reporting, and a political biography of the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto. In 1993, he won the Foreign Reporter of the Year for his coverage of the suffering of the Marsh Arabs in Southern Iraq.