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The Grave of Stars
Pre-release—available April 24, 2019. Price: $13.95 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
“The lyrics to the Talking Heads song, ‘Once in a Lifetime’ kept going through my head. It wasn’t a shotgun shack or a large automobile, but it was another part of the world.” Louise was on her own plan and she didn’t want to go back to the USA and ends up in Saudi Arabia as a single American woman. There she discovers people are not their government.
Salafi-Jihadism: A 1,400-Year-old Idea Rises Again - Terrorist Groups al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, and ISIS, Examination of Historical Events from 1960 Through 1979 Leading to Militarization of Salafism
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,470. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Salafi-Jihadist groups such as al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, and ISIS threaten U.S. national security and the stability of the Middle East. The ongoing fighting in Syria and Iraq and Salafi-Jihadist global terrorist attacks from Paris to Mali show that we understand relatively little about how this radical ideology propounds violent goals and propels its followers to devise strategies to achieve them.
Arabia Unified A Portrait of Ibn Saud
Price: Free! Words: 94,200. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Amid the plethora of works about Arabia and the Arabs written by European ‘experts’, here at last is a book which gives a Saudi Arabian’s view of his country’s’ recent past. A unique ‘insider’s’ view of Arabia, it is full of humour, anecdote and reminiscence.
Arabia Unified A Portrait of Ibn Saud
Price: Free! Words: 94,200. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Amid the plethora of works about Arabia and the Arabs written by European ‘experts’, here at last is a book which gives a Saudi Arabian’s view of his country’s’ recent past. A unique ‘insider’s’ view of Arabia, it is full of humour, anecdote and reminiscence.
Blurry Vision: Institutional Impediments to Reform in Saudi Arabia - KSA Monarchy Autocratic Power and Patronage Policies, Struggling to Implement Economic and Social Reform Under Vision 2030 Program
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,910. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels
This thesis examines why the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) struggles to implement economic and social reform. Analyzing interconnected political, economic, and social causes that manifest in the structure of the state and society, the resource curse, and market inefficiencies, the ultimate barrier to reform is the kingdom's political dynamics.
Virtue and Vice: Morality Police and Social Control in Islamic Regimes - Comparative Study of Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Taliban in Afghanistan, Projecting Power and Suppressing Dissent
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Rituals & Practice
What role do morality police play in the social control programs of Islamic states? How are those forces employed, and what are the effects of those forces on society? These issues were explored through a comparative study of morality policing programs in Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Taliban.
Deterrence vs. Assurance: The U.S. Naval Presence in the Persian Gulf - Strategy about Iranian Aggression in Strait of Hormuz, Role of Saudi Arabia, Warship Deterrence May Be Misguided and Unnecessary
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Providing assurance to Saudi Arabia seems to have a positive impact on regional stability. If the Navy seeks to use its warships as a stabilizing force in the region, it should restructure its strategy and employ ships in ways that provide assurance, not deterrence.
Flying Around Saudi Arabia By The Seat Of My Pants
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2017 by Sixth Element Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Flying around the lush green lands of New Zealand is one thing… the Saudi desert, now that’s something else. With my adventures down under leaving me stony broke, an offer of lucrative work in the Middle East was just too tempting.
Intiqam Alkhadimah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,580. Language: Arabic. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Dr Ahmad, a trained forensic physician finds himself in danger because he proves that an important sheikh who killed a black burglar, was in no danger at the time. The police harass him to falsify his evidence as does Hasan, his own brother in law, and minister of justice in Sanaa. The burglar's daughter, a teenage prostitute, in gratitude to Dr Ahmad, plans her revenge against her client Hasan.
The Future of the Middle East
Price: Free! Words: 89,240. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This e-book asks the representatives from various opposition Islamist movements - political outcasts today, but potential leaders of the Arab world tomorrow - and distinguished Western experts to offer their views on where they think the Middle East is heading and what Western policy should be.