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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
Great Read (listening)
It's so great to learn facts fro the inner circle of the late King Hussain. He was a wonderful and well respected leader especially by his foes. I am glad that this book shows how sincere he was and the enormous pressure he was under. Rest in peace your Majesty.