Master of the game : : Henry Kissinger and the art of Middle East diplomacy

Title Master of the game : : Henry Kissinger and the art of Middle East diplomacy
Names Indyk, Martin.
Book Number DB108121
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation "More than twenty years have elapsed since the United States last brokered a peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians. In that time, three presidents have tried and failed. Martin Indyk--a former United States ambassador to Israel and special envoy for the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations in 2013--has experienced these political frustrations and disappointments firsthand. Now, in an attempt to understand the arc of American diplomatic influence in the Middle East, he returns to the origins of American-led peace efforts and to the man who created the Middle East peace process--Henry Kissinger. Based on newly available documents from American and Israeli archives, extensive interviews with Kissinger, and Indyk's own interactions with some of the main players, the author takes readers inside the negotiations. Here is a roster of larger-than-life characters--Anwar Sadat, Golda Meir, Moshe Dayan, Yitzhak Rabin, Hafez al-Assad, and Kissinger himself. Indyk's account is both that of a historian poring over the records of these events, as well as an inside player seeking to glean lessons for Middle East peacemaking. He makes clear that understanding Kissinger's design for Middle East peacemaking is key to comprehending how to--and how not to--make peace." -- Provided by publisher. -- Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2021.
Narrator Vance, Simon.
Local Subject Politics and Government - POL
Current Events / Contemporary Issues - CON
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
War (Non-Fiction) - WNF
History - HST
History, United States - HUS
History - Modern World - HWO
Long Book - LO
Audience Notes Male narrator.
LC Subject Arab-Israeli conflict - 1973-1993
Israel-Arab War, 1973
Mediation, International
Middle East - Foreign relations - United States
United States - Foreign relations - 1969-1974
United States - Foreign relations - 1974-1977
United States - Foreign relations - Middle East
Downloadable books
Talking books
Call Number 327.73056 ANF
Language English
Released 2022
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress, 2022
Original Publication Reissue of: Unabridged. [New York] : Penguin Random House Audio, [2021] 9780593454183
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