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Power, Faith, and Fantasy


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If you think America’s involvement in the Middle East began with Zionism and oil, Michael Oren has a fascinating story to tell you in Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: 1776 to the Present. An American, historian, and the current Israeli ambassador to the United States, Oren will take you from the raucous decks of America’s infant Navy fighting Muslim pirates off the shores of Tripoli to today in an illuminating journey that sheds much light on America’s current challenges in the region.