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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
by Charles Glass

Charles Glass: Tribes With Flags

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Money For Old Rope
by Charles Glass

Charles Glass: Money For Old Rope

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January 2009

Obama and Chicago
Unpublished 
And they tell me your are crooked and I answer: Yes, it is true that I have seen the gunman kill and go free to kill again. Carl Sandburg, "Chicago," 1916...

"The Ordeals of Gaza"
Lecture at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London 
Israeli military spokesmen, justifying their army's assault on the Gaza Strip, said the war was about Sderot. In a way, they were right. It is about Sderot. In 1948, where Sderot houses Israeli Jews today, there was a village called Najd - Arabic for a high plateau. It was home to about seven hundred people, most of them small farmers....

Self-evident Truths
Taki's Magazine 
For Barack Obama on the Eve of His Inauguration as President of the United States....

Squaring the circle
The New Statesman 
"The war between George W. Bush and Osama Bin Laden defeated both of its protagonists," says Gilles Kepel in his provocative study of the war on terror and the Middle East. But there's too much else to lose for America or the jihadis to withdraw from the conflict. Review of Beyond Terror and Martyrdom: the Future of the Middle East...

Can Obama change the Middle East? No, he can't
The First Post 
Patrick Tyler provides a misguided excuse for America's ongoing role in the catastrophe that is the Middle East, says Charles Glass...

The Cordelia Dream
Online Review London 
Wilton's Music Hall 11 Dec - 10 Jan 2009 The Royal Shakespeare Company's felicitous selection of Wilton's Music Hall in the East End as the venue for its new productions was not enough to salvage its latest play, "The Cordelia Dream." In an elegant, ghostly setting conjuring the spirit of Archie Rice and Alfred Hitchcock's magical addition to "The Thirty-nine...

Time to end the second prohibition
Taki's Magazine 
Salvation was in the air. Repeal, also, was in the air. Two weeks before, the lame-duck Congress had turned a somersault and voted the amendment to the Constitution ending Prohibition. The wets were making merry with applejack, bathtub gin and prohibition hooch. "Beer by Easter," they cried. Forty-one legislatures were in session for the chance to approve the wet amendment...




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