Tag Archives: Military/Other

Salam Pax

by Salam Pax

“He was funny, precise, and brave from a position no one on this side of the crosshairs will ever face. . . . The…

War Reporting for Cowards

by Chris Ayres

…bout of cowardice he managed to record the event with grace. . . . War Reporting for Cowards reminded me of the granddaddy of the genre, Evelyn Waugh’s novel Scoop, and that Ayres’s book can be mentioned in the same sentence is a tribute. . . . The truly indispensable…

Thunder Run

by David Zucchino

“Zucchino paints a vivid picture of the battle by stiching together the narratives of soldiers, officers, generals and Iraqis whom he interviewed during and…

Into Tibet

by Thomas Laird

“A scrupulously documented account of Cold War intrigue. . . . [Provides] a detailed view into the CIA’s shadowy world and the havoc it…

Israel’s Secret Wars

by Ian Black

“[Ian Black and Benny Morris] are the most serious and comprehensive chroniclers of Israeli intelligence to date.” –The New York Times Book Review