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Summary: The popular uprisings of the Arab Spring that spread across the Middle East in early 2011 have left a leadership void that Islamist parties have been quick to fill. A longtime supporter of former autocrats like Tunisia's Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali and Egypt's Hosni Mubarak, the United States now faces the uncomfortable result of Arab democracy-the rise of Islamist parties that are less amenable to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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Siljander, Mark D.

Contents: Hostage -- Paradigm crash -- The secret language of the Bible -- The other Holy Book -- Miracle in the Sahara -- To love thine enemies -- The path of Ananias -- My apology -- Full circle -- Pillars and bridges -- A hug from His Holiness -- Jesus, the Ruhallah -- To walk in another man's sandals -- Jihad -- Scrutiny -- On the green line again -- Path of peace in a time of war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 261.2 SIL

Peters, Ralph

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 909.09821 PET

Crowley, Roger

Summary: A comprehensive account of the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks in 1453 examines the end of the Byzantine Empire and the medieval era, and the implications of the siege for the relationship between the West and Islam.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 949.61 CRO

Habeck, Mary R.

Summary: After September 11, Americans agonized over why nineteen men hated the United States enough to kill three thousand civilians in an unprovoked assault. Analysts have offered a wide variety of explanations for the attack, but the one voice missing is that of the terrorists themselves. This penetrating book is the first to present the inner logic of al-Qa'ida and like-minded extremist groups by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 297.292 HAB

Friedman, George.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.73 FRI