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Summary: Takes the viewer behind the walls of government, as CIA, Pentagon and foreign service experts speak out detailing the lies, misstatements and exaggerations that served as the reasons for fighting a "preemptive" war against Iraq that wasn't necessary. Includes interviews with more than 20 experts in opposition to the U.S. war in Iraq.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation Co. 2004

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UNC

Weintraub, Aileen

Summary: "Meet 50 super-inspiring kids! It's never too early--and you're never too young-- to make a difference in the world! The amazing musicians, writers, scientists, athletes, activists, and other fascinating kids in this book accomplished great feats by the age of eighteen. They impacted people's lives by coming up with new inventions, making art and music, competing in sports, and speaking out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2018

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Majd, Hooman.

Summary: Offers rare insight into a country and its people by following an Iranian-American writer and his young family on a year-long sojourn in Tehran during which U.S.-Iran relations were at a thirty-year low.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 955.06 MAJ

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: Believing the lack of permanent Middle Eastern peace is a persistent threat to global peace, President Carter suggests two stumbling blocks to lasting harmony in this region. One is Israel refuses to honor previous peace commitments. Secondly, Arab countries refuse to acknowledge Israel's right to exist as a nation. Carter places the lion's share of the blame for this impasse on Israel and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 956.04 CAR

Wright, Robin

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 955.054 WRI

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: President Carter, who was able to negotiate peace between Israel and Egypt, has remained deeply involved in Middle East affairs since leaving the White House. He has stayed in touch with the major players from all sides in the conflict and has made numerous trips to the Holy Land, most recently as an observer in the Palestinian elections of 2005 and 2006. In this book President Carter shares...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.04 CAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.04 Carter

Summary: Director Raouf blends the testimony of a group of Iranians with historical footage and original artwork to honour political activists from Iran.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Film Board of Canada 2002

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TRE

Bahari, Maziar.

Summary: A former prisoner in one of Iran's most notorious prisons offers a moving memoir of how thoughts of his family got him through the days of torture, in a book that also sheds light on Iran's history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAHARI, MAZIAR BAH

Summary: Documentary in three parts. Offers a series of intimate, passionately-felt portraits: A fatherless 11-year-old is apprenticed to the domineering owner of a Baghdad garage; Sadr followers in two Shiite cities rally for regional elections while enforcing Islamic law at the point of a gun; a family of Kurdish farmers welcomes the U.S. presence, which has allowed them a measure of freedom...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Typecast Releasing 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.704 DVD Iraq 2007

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF IRA

Summary: Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2011

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAK

O'Connell, Jack

Summary: Jack O'Connell possessed an uncanny ability to be at the center of things. On his arrival in Jordan in 1958, he unraveled a coup aimed at the young King Hussein, who would become America's most reliable Middle East ally. Over time, their bond of trust and friendship deepened. In 1967, O'Connell tipped off Hussein that Israel would invade Egypt the next morning. Later, as Hussein's Washington...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.04 O'CONNELL, JACK O'CO

Miller, Aaron David.

Summary: For nearly twenty years, Aaron David Miller has played a central role in U.S. efforts to broker Arab-Israeli peace. His position as an advisor to presidents, secretaries of state, and national security advisors has given him a unique perspective on a problem that American leaders have wrestled with for more than half a century. Why has the world's greatest superpower failed to broker, or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.05 MIL

Grossman, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.9405 GRO

Danon, Danny.

Summary: Outlines a plan for Israel's future, arguing against any acquiescence to U.S. foreign policy and discussing such topics as the "two state/one state" stalemate, nationalism, and the potential for severing the bond between Israel and the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.053 DAN

Summary: Iran, one of the most volatile nations in the Middle East and long hostile to the United States, may be developing nuclear weapons. How should the United States deal with this possibility? Should the United States tolerate a nuclear Iran? Rethink your point of view with this Intelligence Squared U.S. Oxford-style debate.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Noor

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 NOO

Summary: Documentary providing an intimate portrait of Iraqis living under U.S. occupation. The principal focus is Dr. Riyadh, an Iraqi medical doctor, father of six, and Sunni political candidate who is an outspoken critic of the occupation but passionate about the need to establish democracy in Iraq. As his waiting room is filled daily with patients suffering the physical and mental effects of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MY

Baer, Robert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 955.054 BAE

Baer, Robert.

Summary: By mixing anecdotes with information gleaned from clandestine sources, ex-CIA operative Robert Baer superbly demonstrates that Iran, far from being a wild-eyed rogue state, is a rational actor--one skilled in the game of nations and so effective at thwarting perceived Western colonialism that even rival Sunnis relish fighting under its banner. For U.S. policy makers, the choices have narrowed:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 955.054 BAE

Farber, David.

Summary: A behind-the-scenes examination of the Iran Hostage Crisis paints a portrait of the events leading up to the ordeal as a means for understanding it, drawing parallels to the current war on terrorism. A timely and revealing history of America's first engagement with terrorism and Islamic fundamentalism. On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the United States Embassy in Tehran and took...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 955.054 FAR

O'Malley, Padraig

Summary: Arguing that a two-state solution is no longer a viable path to lasting peace, a controversial assessment of the Israeli-Palestine conflict addresses key issues while outlining a framework for action.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.94 OMA

Moyers, Bill D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 MOY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.931 Moyers

Steavenson, Wendell

Summary: General Kamel Sachet was a favorite of Saddam Hussein's, a hero of the Iran-Iraq war, head of the army in Kuwait City during Desert Storm, governor of the province of Maysan, and father of nine children. He realized, too late, that he'd become a participant in the terror regime that had strangled his county and destroyed its people. Through Sachet's story and the stories of those around him,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 JANABI, KAMEL SACHET AZIZ STE

Cooper, Andrew Scott.

Summary: This is an account of how the US decision in the mid 70s to choose Saudi Arabia as the dominant oil power in the Mideast ultimately led to the Islamic revolution in Iran.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 327.73055 COO