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Author Crist, David.

Title The twilight war : the secret history of America's thirty-year conflict with Iran / David Crist.

Published New York : Penguin Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  327.73055 CRIS    AVAILABLE
Physical description 638 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [576]-623) and index.
Contents Map of Iran -- "A Little King in Your Heart" -- "A New Grand Strategy" -- Barbed Wire Bob -- A Den of Spies -- "A Fig Leaf of Neutrality" -- Sharon's Grand Design -- A Spectacular Action -- The American Hamlet -- Arms for the Ayatollah -- Sleepy Hollow -- A Ring on the American Finger -- The Wake-up Call -- The Invisible Hand of God -- A Window of Opportunity -- The Night Stalkers -- A Very Close Call -- No Higher Honor -- Goodbye Captain Nasty -- The Terrible Climax -- Goodwill Begets Goodwill -- War or Peace -- An Atrocity -- An Axis of Evil -- Defeat or Victory -- The Freedom Agenda -- A Quasi War.
Summary Reveals the covert operations that have brought the United States and Iran to the brink of open war, including Iran's proposal for peace after 9/11, which was rejected by President Bush, and Iran's secret army in post-U.S. invasion Iraq.
Subject United States. Central Intelligence Agency.
Espionage, American -- History.
Espionage, Iranian -- History.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Iran.
Iran -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Military relations -- Iran.
Iran -- Military relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-1989.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-
Variant Title Secret history of America's thirty-year conflict with Iran
ISBN 9781594203411