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Americans in Paris
by Charles Glass

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Americans in Paris tells for the first time the true story of the thousands of Americans who stayed in Paris during the Nazi occupation. This tale of adventure, intrigue, passion and deceit exposes the lives of Americans caught up in war from the day the German army marched into Paris in June 1944 and took many of them into the Paris underground, the Maquis and the concentration camps.

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The Northern Front
by Charles Glass

Charles Glass: The Northern Front

The Northern Front is an eyewitness account of the Iraqi opposition's preparations for the American invasion, the Kurdish planning in northern Iraq and the early stages of the war when some of the opposition moved to the south.

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The Tribes Triumphant
by Charles Glass

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The Tribes Triumphant completes the story of Charles Glass' earlier Middle East adventure, Tribes With Flags, after his kidnapping by Hizballah in Lebanon.

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Tribes With Flags
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Charles Glass: Tribes With Flags

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Money For Old Rope
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Charles Glass: Money For Old Rope

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November 2004

Welcome to Kurdistan (while it lasts)
The Independent 
Iraq's Kurds want full independence from Baghdad and all the trappings of statehood, but as Charles Glass reports from Irbil, their political leaders know that civil war and tragedy would be the inevitable consequence. They know the only way to avoid a civil war is to embrace a form of federalism....

America Declares the battle for Fallujah is won. But in Mosul, mortar attacks continue
The Independent 
By Charles Glass in Mosul The mortars flew into the governor's compound from the neighbouring houses. They found an oil tanker, which erupted in flames. Elsewhere in this northern city, rocket-propelled grenades strucka US convoy....

'You can have patience or you can have carnage'
The London Review of Books 
Kabul, since 1776 the nominal if forever ignored capital of Afghanistan, hides itself within thousands of forbidding walls. Mounds of ancient brick race up hillsides, remnants of the fifth-century ramparts that failed to preserve decadent Hindu rule from Mughal conquest. Every private house and most public buildings are set inside mud and brick enclosures that give the city an unwelcoming...

US and Kurds attack insurgents in Mosul
The Independent 
Kurdish forces and Iraqi Arab insurgents exchanged fire yesterday in the latest phase of the battle to control Mosul in northern Iraq. The Americans and Kurds probed insurgent positions and insurgents launched retaliatory assaults on the Kurds....

Insurgents take fight north and spread fear among Kurds
The Independent 
By Charles Glass in Suleimania, northern Iraq With American forces claiming to have subdued most of Fallujah, insurgents have moved their rebellion to Iraq's third-largest city, Mosul, and other cities in the north. In Mosul, they attacked American and Kurdish positions and Iraqi police....

Violence grips Iraq as Fallujah battle rages
The Independent 
By Kim Sengupta in Camp Dogwood and Charles Glass in Suleimania, Iraq Waves of devastating violence swept through Iraq yesterday with US forces still mired in streetfighting in their attempt to capture the rebel stronghold of Fallujah....

America failing test of history as offensive compared to terror tactics of pariah states
The Independent 
Muslim fundamentalist insurgents seeking to topple the government are holed up in a conservative city with little sympathy for secularism or pluralism. They raise the banner of Islam, and they call on the rest of the country to rise up and expel the oppressors. The government reacts by massing forces around the city. It demanded that the militants surrender or...




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