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Crist, David
The twilight war : the secret history of America's thirty-year conflict with Iran / David Crist
Alternate Title Secret history of America's thirty-year conflict with Iran
New York, N.Y. : Penguin Press, 2012
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 3rd Floor  E183.8.I55 C75 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- Foreign relations -- Iran
Iran -- Foreign relations -- United States
United States -- Military relations -- Iran
Iran -- Military relations -- United States
Subject(s) Espionage, American -- History
Subject United States. Central Intelligence Agency
Subject(s) Espionage, Iranian -- History
Subject United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-1989
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-
Physical Description 638 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [576]-623) and index
Contents "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 -- Sleepy Hollow -- Arms for the Ayatollah -- 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 -- Good-bye, 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 -- An extended hand and a closed fist
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

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