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- A Memoir of War, Espionage, and Diplomacy in the Middle East
- By: Jack O'Connell
- Narrated by: Eric Jason Martin
- Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
A CIA station chief, later Jordan's lawyer in Washington, reveals the secret history of a lost peace.
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. His narrative contains secrets that will revise our understanding of the Middle East.
Fantastic Memoir - Decent ME Analysis
- By AB on 05-01-15
Really exciting book
I’m planning to listen it more than once , it’s really interesting to know all these anecdotal evidence of the logic behind the stories of the Middle East .