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Kenneth Pollack

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Kenneth M. Pollack is the director of research at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. From 1995 to 1996 and from 1999 to 2001, he served as director for Persian Gulf affairs at the National Security Council, where he was the principal working-level official responsible for implementation of U.S. policy toward Iraq, Iran, and the states of the Arabian Peninsula. Prior to his time in the Clinton administration, he spent seven years in the CIA as a Persian Gulf military analyst. He is the author of The Threatening Storm, The Persian Puzzle, Arabs at War, and... Read More

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A Path Out of the Desert
A Grand Strategy for America in the Middle East
Written by Kenneth Pollack


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: July 15, 2008
Price: $13.99

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A Path Out of the Desert
A Grand Strategy for America in the Middle East
Written by Kenneth Pollack


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $18.00

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The Persian Puzzle
The Conflict Between Iran and America
Written by Kenneth Pollack


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: August 9, 2005
Price: $17.00

In his highly influential book The Threatening Storm, bestselling author Kenneth Pollack both informed and defined the national debate about Iraq. Now, in The Persian Puzzle, published to coincide with the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Iran hostage crisis, he examines the behind-the-scenes story of the tumultuous relationship between Iran and the... Read more >
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The Persian Puzzle
Deciphering the Twenty-five-Year Conflict Between the United States and Iran
Written by Kenneth Pollack


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 2, 2004
Price: $14.99

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The Threatening Storm
What Every American Needs to Know Before an Invasion in Iraq
Written by Kenneth Pollack


Format: eBook, 528 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: March 25, 2003
Price: $14.99

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