Inside the Middle East: Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth Audiobook, by Avi Melamed Play Audiobook Sample

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Author: Avi Melamed Narrator: Vikas Adam Publisher: Tantor Audio Length: Release Date: November 2016 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781515983224

Publisher Description

Acclaimed Israeli intelligence analyst Avi Melamed has spent more than thirty years interpreting Middle East affairs. His long-awaited Inside the Middle East challenges widely accepted perceptions and provides a gripping and uniquely enlightening guide to make sense of the events unfolding in the region. Melamed considers all the major power players in the Middle East, explains the underlying issues, and creates a three-dimensional picture, an illustration that connects the dots and provides a fascinating road map. He elucidates developments such as the Arab Spring, the downfall of the Muslim Brotherhood, the rise of ISIS, the epic Sunni-Shiite animosity, the essence of the war in Syria, the role of the Caliphate and Jihad, and the looming nuclear arms race. He also provides a rare opportunity to journey into the psyche of Arab society. This unparalleled volume is a milestone in our understanding of the Middle East. It is the untold story of the struggles that will shape the region, and the world, for decades to come, and a groundbreaking guide that will shake you to the core, force you to reevalute your outlook, and give you tips to navigate the future.

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  • Avi Melamed's inside knowledge of the Middle East makes him a vital resource for anyone striving to find accurate context for today's news from one of the world's most intractable battle zones.

    - Linda Solomon Wood, editor in chief at the National Observer

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About the Author

Avi Melamed who serves as the Fellow of Intelligence and Middle East Affairs for the Eisenhower Institute is an expert on the Current Affairs in the Arab and Muslim World. He has his finger on the pulse on the Arab world and is one of the most well-rounded and insightful analysts in his field.

About the Narrator

Vikas Adam is a classically trained actor with numerous credits in stage, film, commercials, and television, in addition to his over one hundred recorded audiobooks. An Audie Award nominee, he has garnered many awards for his narrations, including AudioFile Earphones Awards and various Best of the Year lists.