Tag Archive | Iran

James Donaldson’s Book Review – The Forever War by Dexter Filkins

The Forever War allows us a visceral understanding of today’s battlefields and of the experiences of the people on the ground, warriors and innocents alike. It is a brilliant, fearless work, not just about America’s wars after 9/11, but ultimately about the nature of war itself. This was a fascinating book that took you read into […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – The Ayatollah’s Beg to Differ: The Paradox of Modern-Day Iran by Hooman Majd

http://www.audible.com/pd/Nonfiction/The-Ayatollah-Begs-to-Differ-Audiobook/B002V8H8VI I read this book with a great deal of interest and fascination into the world of the Ayatollah’s/Islam/Modern Day Iran.  With Iran being in the headlines on a more frequent and regular basis (At least since the days of the captive hostages during Pres. Carter’s administration), mainly because of the “attempts to rein in […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Beyond Bin Laden by Jon Meacham

  http://www.audible.com/pd/Nonfiction/Beyond-Bin-Laden-Audiobook/B004ZZOIUY   Authors Jon Meacham, James Baker, Karen Hughes, Richard Haas and Bing West all come together to give an excellent portrayal of the life and times of Osama bin Laden.   These are all experts in the field and this book, Beyond Bin Laden, really is hard-hitting, fact filled, and shows just what […]