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As'ad AbuKhalil

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As'ad AbuKhalil is a Lebanese-American professor of political science at California State University, Stanislaus. AbuKhalil is the author of Historical Dictionary of Lebanon, Bin Laden, Islam & America's New "War on Terrorism", and The Battle for Saudi Arabia.
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Karl Marx und Friedrich Engels
Leben Und Werk, Erster Band - 1818-1844
Auguste Cornu - 1954-01-01
As'ad AbuKhalil
Today I was thinking: if I were to take an oath of office, what book would I use? Either a book of Arabic poetry or this book which changed my life in my teens: “Karl Marx und Friedrich Engels: Leben Und Werk, Erster Band - 1818-1844” by August Cornu.      source
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Baghdad Burning
Toufic el Rassi - 2019-01-15
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The United States has a long and troubling history of military and political intervention in the Middle East. This involvement has led to terrible consequences for the people of the region. Much of the area's conflict and instability has origins in this past - a past little-discussed in the West. Baghdad Burning documents some of the key events of ...
As'ad AbuKhalil
I highly recommend this book: beautiful illustrations and accurate narrative.      source
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How to Hide an Empire
Daniel Immerwahr - 2020-03-03 (first published in 2019)
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Named one of the ten best books of the year by the Chicago TribuneA Publishers Weekly best book of 2019 - A 2019 NPR Staff PickA pathbreaking history of the United States' overseas possessions and the true meaning of its empireWe are familiar with maps that outline all fifty states. And we are also familiar with the idea that the United States is a...
As'ad AbuKhalil
For those who want to understand the historical agony of Puerto Rico and the account of US colonial savagery there, read the brilliant book by Daniel Immerwahr, “How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States”.      source