Dreams and Shadows by Robin Wright
The Future of the Middle East

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The transformation of the Middle East is an issue that will absorb-and challenge-the world for generations to come; Dreams and Shadows is the book to read to understand the sweeping political and cultural changes that have occurred in recent decades. Drawing on thirty-five years of reporting in two dozen countries-through wars, revolutions, and uprisings as well as the birth of new democracy movements and a new generation of activists-award-winning journalist and Middle East expert Robin Wright has created a masterpiece of the reporter's art and a work of profound and enduring insight into one of the most confounding areas of the world.
 

About Robin Wright

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Robin Wright has reported from 140 countries for The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Time, The Atlantic, The Sunday Times, and others. She has been a fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Brookings Institution, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Yale, Duke, and Stanford. She is the author of seven books on international affairs.
 
Published February 28, 2008 by Penguin Books. 492 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel. Non-fiction

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As Wright notes, they’re still busily seeking to transcend the Arabic world with an Islamic superstate, a caliphate that will rule the whole of humankind—once they settle such pesky problems as whether Sunni or Shia Islam is to prevail, drive America out of Iraq and force women to don the veil.

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Few American journalists are as familiar with the Middle East as Robin Wright.

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When the United States invaded Iraq and overthrew Saddam Hussein in 2003 it destabilized the whole Middle East.

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As Chris is exploring Summerland, his wife Ann is never out of his mind, he is constantly wondering when he will see his soulmate again.

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Alexi is a Vampire trying to live a human existence;

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Ever since the death of her parents at the age of 17, Cassie has been dreaming about a dark haired man.

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Trying to exist undetected in a human world with a human family, is hard enough when you are a vampire – but finding out your son is the fabled Chosen One, makes things even more difficult.

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This tale starts out with a wonderful little love story as we are ran through a little montage of how young Jared and Tiffany met, fell in love, got married, and went on to have a beautiful little boy that they named Ewan.

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Robin Wright, an award-winning foreign affairs correspondent for the Washington Post, has covered conflicts in the Middle East for more than three decades and has written several books about the region and its politics, including Sacred Rage: The Wrath of Militant Islam (1985).

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