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    • Into the Hands of the Soldiers

    • Freedom and Chaos in Egypt and the Middle East
    • By: David D. Kirkpatrick
    • Narrated by: David D. Kirkpatrick
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
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    In 2011, Egyptians of all sects, ages, and social classes shook off millennia of autocracy, then elected a Muslim Brotherhood president. The 2013 military coup replaced him with a vigorous strongman, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who has cracked down on any dissent or opposition with a degree of ferocity Mubarak never dared. What went wrong? Is the Arab world stuck between military and theocratic authoritarianism? And how did Washington manage to be so feckless and reactive?

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    • Not true

    • By ABDULHAKK on 12-08-18

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    • Saudi Arabia, in Reversal, Says Khashoggi’s Killing Was ‘Premeditated’

    • By: Ben Hubbard, David D. Kirkpatrick
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    BEIRUT — Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Thursday that new evidence indicated that the killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi had been “premeditated,” suggesting yet another shift in the kingdom’s official story of how he was killed.

    "Saudi Arabia, in Reversal, Says Khashoggi’s Killing Was ‘Premeditated’" is from the October 25, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ben Hubbard and David D. Kirkpatrick and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Neither Married nor Single

    • By: David Kirkpatrick MA MD
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
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    When Dr. David Kirkpatrick's wife was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2007, their lives - and their marriage - would change forever. In an honest, uplifting, and sometimes heartbreaking account of loving a partner with dementia, Dr. Kirkpatrick creates a clear guide for others in similar circumstances. He shares his perspective both as a loving and grief-stricken husband coping with a profound change in his marriage, and as a geriatric psychiatrist doing everything he can for his wife while continually learning throughout that experience. 

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    • Der Facebook-Effekt

    • Hinter den Kulissen des Internet-Giganten
    • By: David Kirkpatrick
    • Narrated by: Rainer Fritzsche
    • Length: 17 hrs and 12 mins
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    Facebook ist die wahrscheinlich rasanteste Internet-Story der letzten Jahre: Nach wenigen Jahren zählt Facebook inzwischen über 500 Millionen Nutzer...

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    • Behind a Saudi Prince’s Rise, Two Loyal Enforcers

    • By: Ben Hubbard, David D. Kirkpatrick
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 12 mins
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    BEIRUT — When Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia convened an outdoor banquet this spring for his fellow Arab rulers, seated among the kings, princes and presidents were two friends with few qualifications other than their closeness to the young prince himself: a poet who has become known for orchestrating ferocious social media campaigns, and a former security guard who runs the Saudi sports commission.

    "Behind a Saudi Prince’s Rise, Two Loyal Enforcers" is from the November 14, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ben Hubbard and David D. Kirkpatrick and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Turkey’s President Says Recording of Khashoggi’s Killing Given to U.S.

    • By: Mark Landler, David D. Kirkpatrick
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Turkey said Saturday that it had turned over an audio recording of the killing of a Saudi dissident to the United States and other Western countries, intensifying the pressure on President Donald Trump to take stronger punitive measures against his allies in Saudi Arabia.

    "Turkey’s President Says Recording of Khashoggi’s Killing Given to U.S." is from the November 10, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Mark Landler and David D. Kirkpatrick and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • The Facebook Effect

    • The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World
    • By: David Kirkpatrick
    • Narrated by: David Kirkpatrick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In little more than half a decade, Facebook has gone from a dorm-room novelty to a company with 500 million users. It is one of the fastest growing companies in history, an essential part of the social life not only of teenagers but hundreds of millions of adults worldwide. As Facebook spreads around the globe, it creates surprising effects, even becoming instrumental in political protests from Colombia to Iran.

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    • Love the Book, but the interview at the end?

    • By Phillip on 11-12-10

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    • Emirati Prince Flees to Qatar, Exposing Tensions in UAE

    • By: David D. Kirkpatrick
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    LONDON — The defection of an Emirati prince to Qatar has provided a rare glimpse into tensions among the rulers of the United Arab Emirates and added an awkward complication to its feud with Qatar, its regional rival.

    "Emirati Prince Flees to Qatar, Exposing Tensions in UAE" is from the July 14, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David D. Kirkpatrick and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Saudi Arabia to Seek Death Penalty for 5 Accused in Khashoggi Killing

    • By: Ben Hubbard, David D. Kirkpatrick
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    BEIRUT — Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Thursday that he was requesting the death penalty for five people suspected of involvement in the killing of the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi at the country’s consulate in Istanbul.

    "Saudi Arabia to Seek Death Penalty for 5 Accused in Khashoggi Killing" is from the November 15, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ben Hubbard and David D. Kirkpatrick and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Several Reported Killed in Libya as Gunmen Storm National Oil Company

    • By: David D. Kirkpatrick, Suliman Ali Zway
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Gunmen stormed the headquarters of Libya’s national oil company in Tripoli on Monday, setting off explosions, taking hostages and spraying gunfire, leaving several people dead or wounded before forces aligned with the government took control of the building. The identity and motives of the assailants were not clear.

    "Several Reported Killed in Libya as Gunmen Storm National Oil Company" is from the September 10, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David D. Kirkpatrick and Suliman Ali Zway and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyber Power. No More.

    • By: David E. Sanger, David D. Kirkpatrick, Nicole Perlroth
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    When North Korean hackers tried to steal $1 billion from the New York Federal Reserve last year, only a spelling error stopped them. They were digitally looting an account of the Bangladesh Central Bank, when bankers grew suspicious about a withdrawal request that had misspelled “foundation” as “fandation.”

    "The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyber Power. No More." is from the October 15, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David E. Sanger, David D. Kirkpatrick and Nicole Perlroth and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Audio Is Said to Provide Gruesome Details of Khashoggi’s Slaying

    • By: David D. Kirkpatrick, Carlotta Gall
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    ISTANBUL — Saudi agents were waiting when Jamal Khashoggi walked into their country’s consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago. Khashoggi was dead within minutes, beheaded, dismembered, his fingers severed, and within two hours the killers were gone, according to details from audio recordings described by a senior Turkish official Wednesday.

    "Audio Is Said to Provide Gruesome Details of Khashoggi’s Slaying" is from the October 18, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David D. Kirkpatrick and Carlotta Gall and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Despite Stigma of Khashoggi Killing, Crown Prince Is Seen as Retaining Power

    • By: David D. Kirkpatrick, Ben Hubbard
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 11 mins
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    LONDON — A month after the killing of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi, the growing international consensus that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind it has done almost nothing to weaken his grip on power over the kingdom.

    "Despite Stigma of Khashoggi Killing, Crown Prince Is Seen as Retaining Power" is from the November 01, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David D. Kirkpatrick and Ben Hubbard and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Saudi Arabia Seeks the Death Penalty for Female Activist

    • By: David D. Kirkpatrick
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Saudi Arabia, which has one of the highest execution rates in the world, is taking the rare step of seeking the death penalty for a 29-year-old female activist accused of encouraging demonstrations for greater rights for the Shiite Muslim minority, the advocacy group Human Rights Watch said.

    "Saudi Arabia Seeks the Death Penalty for Female Activist" is from the August 22, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David D. Kirkpatrick and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Turkey Demands ‘Convincing Explanation’ on Missing Saudi Journalist

    • By: David D. Kirkpatrick, Ben Hubbard, Carlotta Gall
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Turkish officials on Sunday demanded a “convincing explanation” from Saudi Arabia over the alleged killing of a dissident who disappeared during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, sharply escalating tensions between two of the Middle East’s most important powers.

    "Turkey Demands ‘Convincing Explanation’ on Missing Saudi Journalist" is from the October 07, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David D. Kirkpatrick, Ben Hubbard and Carlotta Gall and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Saudi Arabia Charges Iran With ‘Act of War,’ Raising Threat of Military Clash

    • By: David D. Kirkpatrick
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Saudi Arabia charged Monday that a missile fired at its capital from Yemen over the weekend was an “act of war” by Iran, in the sharpest escalation in nearly three decades of mounting hostility between the two regional rivals.

    "Saudi Arabia Charges Iran With ‘Act of War,’ Raising Threat of Military Clash" is from the November 06, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David D. Kirkpatrick and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Turkey Names Saudi Operatives It Says Killed Dissident Journalist

    • By: David D. Kirkpatrick, Malachy Browne
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    ANKARA, Turkey — One is the chief of forensic evidence at Saudi Arabia’s internal security agency. Another is an officer in the Saudi special operations forces who posted pictures of himself on social media posing in a living room with a shiny stainless steel handgun.

    "Turkey Names Saudi Operatives It Says Killed Dissident Journalist" is from the October 10, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David D. Kirkpatrick and Malachy Browne and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • The Mysterious Buyer of the $450 Million Leonardo da Vinci Painting? A Saudi Prince

    • By: David D. Kirkpatrick
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
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    He is a little-known Saudi prince from a remote branch of the royal family, with no history as a major art collector and no publicly known source of great wealth. But the prince, Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud, is the mystery buyer of Leonardo da Vinci’s painting “Salvator Mundi,” which fetched a record $450.3 million at auction last month, documents show.

    "The Mysterious Buyer of the $450 Million Leonardo da Vinci Painting? A Saudi Prince" is from the December 07, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David D. Kirkpatrick and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Saudi Arabia Releases Senior Prince Arrested in Anti-Corruption Purge

    • By: David D. Kirkpatrick
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Saudi Arabia has released Prince Mutaib bin Abdullah, the most influential of the hundreds of businessmen and current or former officials detained three weeks ago in an anti-corruption crackdown, an associate of the royal family and a U.S. official tracking the events each said Tuesday.

    "Saudi Arabia Releases Senior Prince Arrested in Anti-Corruption Purge" is from the November 28, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by David D. Kirkpatrick and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Mueller’s Focus on Adviser to UAE Indicates Broader Inquiry

    • By: Mark Mazzetti, David D. Kirkpatrick, Maggie Haberman
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 11 mins
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    George Nader, a Lebanese-American businessman, has hovered on the fringes of international diplomacy for three decades. He was a back-channel negotiator with Syria during the Clinton administration, reinvented himself as an adviser to the de facto ruler of the United Arab Emirates and last year was a frequent visitor to President Donald Trump’s White House.

    "Mueller’s Focus on Adviser to UAE Indicates Broader Inquiry" is from the March 03, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Mark Mazzetti, David D. Kirkpatrick and Maggie Haberman and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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