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Complete Idiot's Guide to World Conflicts

ISBN-10: 0028643666

ISBN-13: 9780028643663

Edition: 2002

Authors: Steven D. Strauss

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Steven Strauss, a lawyer, author and political analyst in the USA, here provides an objective, comprehensive and easy-to-read reference to the 50 most significant conflicts around the world.
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List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Steven D. Strauss is an attorney, business writer, commentator, and bestselling author with eight books to his credit. A nationally recognized business columnist, his columns regularly appear at USAToday.com, Entrepreneur.com, Bloomberg Financial, Visa.com, Franchise1, AllBusiness.com, Bizland.com, and many more. As a popular repeat media guest, he has appeared on MSNBC, the BBC, Court TV, Leesa, ABC, and the CBS Radio Network, and in the pages of Investor's Business Daily, USA Today, Inc., Time, the New York Daily News, and the Los Angeles Times, among others. He owns The Strauss Law Firm, a business law practice with offices in San Francisco and Sacramento.

The Middle East And North Africa
The World at War
It's a Small World After All
War Today
War What Is It Good For? All We Are Saying
East Is East and West Is West
Islam
Afghanistan Ho! Fatwa This! Understanding bin Laden and Al-Qaeda
The Embassy and Cole Bombings
Never the Twain Shall Meet?
The Middle East Mess
A Long Time Ago, in a Land Far, Far Away
Enter the Muslims
Zionism
Birth of a Nation
The Suez War
The Six-Day War
The Yom Kippur War
Peace in Our Time
The Campaign in Lebanon
The Intifada
Onto Oslo
A Wreck Called Iraq
Don't Know Much About History
The Rise of Islam
The Times, They Are A-Changin'
The Iran-Iraq War
The Mother of All Battles
Iraq Since the Persian Gulf War
Never-Never Land: Kurdistan
The Kurds of Kurdistan
Should They Stay or Should They Go? The Birth of Modern Conflict
The Kurds of Iraq
Iran and the Kurds
What's Gone Wrong? Is There a Solution?
Hotspots in Northern Africa
A Sudan Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand
The Civil War Era
Egypt's Troubles
The Nasser Years
Sadat Takes Over
The Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism
Algeria Has Its Own Problems
Central And Southern Africa
Death Around the Horn
Ethiopia
Eritrea Fights for Freedom
Somalia
Insanity in West Africa
Take, Rattle, and Roll
Sierra Leone: Making Kosovo Look Good
Liberia
Senegal
Nigeria
Struggles in Central Africa
The Neverending Angolan Civil War
Genocide in Rwanda
Burundi
The Democratic Republic of Congo
Asia And The Pacific
All in the Family: North and South Korea
The Korean Conundrum
The Korean War
Subsequent Skirmishes
Are Things Getting Warmer or Colder? New Blood
Summit
Enter the Dragon: China
Who Lost China? China and Taiwan
China and Tibet
The Xinjiang Province
China and Russia
China and the United States
The Old Guard Versus the New Guard
Cain and Abel: India and Pakistan
The Indian Subcontinent
Pakistan Versus India
Act Two
In Concert with Bangladesh
Sikhing Freedom
Nuclear Roulette
What Does the Future Hold?
Religious and Ethnic Animosity in Indonesia
The End of Colonialism and the Rise of a Dictator
East Timor Struggles for Independence
Papua, A.K.A
Irian Jaya
The Spice Islands, A.K.A
The Moluccas
Sulawesi
Aceh
Osama and Indonesia
More Asian Atrocities
The Spratly Islands
The Diaoyutai Dispute
The Philippines
Burma's Close Shave with Democracy
Trouble in Paradise
Europe
The Balkan Mess
Break Out Your Scorecard
The Great Dictator
The Croatian War
The Siege on Sarajevo
The Dayton Accords
Kosovo
Thankfully, the End
The Russian Bear
Russian History
Chechnya
More Crisis in the Caucasus
Russia and the West
Northern Ireland Imbroglio
The Roots of the Problem
The Troubles
The Good Friday Peace Accords
Smoldering European Conflicts
Basque in the Shadow of Terrorism
Armenia Versus Azerbaijan
Cyprus on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
South America And Latin America
Colombia in Conflict
A Conflicted History
Guerrilla War
Drugs and Money
Peace Efforts
Hatred in Haiti
Haiti's History
The Duvalier Era: 1957-1986
Election Time
The Return of Aristide
More Latin and South American Standoffs
Castro's Cuba
Peru's Problems
Coup of a Kind
North America
Life in These United States
A Star Is Born
Fighting the Good Fight
The Fifty-Third Hostage
War by Proxy
The Once and Future King? A Shameful History
Problems for America's Neighbors
Viva Mexico! Stand Up for Your Rights
Oh Canada!
Give Peace a Chance
Change Is in the Air
The United Nations
International Humanitarian Law
Going for the Gold
A Noble Prize
Nongovernmental Organizations
Peace in Our Time
Organizations
For More Information
Glossary
Index