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Power, Faith and Fantasy:
America in the Middle East 1776 to the Present

Michael Oren
February 12, 2007

Oren, recently visiting professor at Harvard and Yale and author of the best-selling Six Days of War – covers 230 years of America’s political, military, and intellectual involvement in the Middle East from George Washington to George W. Bush.

Image: Lieutenant Stephen Decatur boarding a Tripolitan Gunboat during the bombardment of Tripoli in 1804 by Dennis Malone Carter, 1878 (Naval Historical Center, Department of the Navy, Washington Navy Yard)
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