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Author O'Connell, Jack, 1921-2010.

Title King's counsel : a memoir of war, espionage, and diplomacy in the Middle East / Jack O'Connell with Vernon Loeb.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton & Co., c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  956.04 OCo    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xx, 266 p. ; 25 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Summer in Amman, 1958 -- A shotgun in the closet -- Calm before the storm -- The prelude to war -- The six day war -- Making things up as we went along -- Can I trust this little king of yours? -- Jousting with the Soviets, talking to the Israelis -- September 1970 -- Back to Washington, back to war -- From Washington to Camp David -- Giving up the West Bank -- Saddam Hussein : friend or foe? -- A war that need not have been waged -- Cold peace -- Missed opportunities, miscalculations, and mistakes -- A place beyond ourselves -- Most of our enemies, we made -- Many drums to pound -- Irrepressible optimism.
Source NBK 5/11 PPL
Subject O'Connell, Jack, 1921-2010.
Hussein, King of Jordan, 1935-1999 -- Friends and associates.
Political consultants -- Jordan -- Biography.
Political consultants -- United States -- Biography.
Lawyers -- Washington (D.C.) -- Biography.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Israel-Arab War, 1967.
Jordan -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Jordan.
Middle East -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Added Author Loeb, Vernon.
ISBN 9780393063349

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