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Contains archival materials and published sources by key Western and non-Western authors, the majority of which are Muslim. Includes English translations of key secondary material. Coverage includes: The State, women and Islam, tradition and renewal, text and reason, Quran and Hadith, Islamic law and legal reforms, Islam and the West, piety movements, political Islam, and Salafi thought. Individual titles can be discovered through Orbis.
Covers the U.S. intelligence community's spying and analytic efforts in the Middle East, Near East, and North Africa from the end of World War II to the present day. Coverage includes coups, the OPEC embargo, wars, weapons programs, the rise of Islamic extremism, and the War on Terror, as well as the rise and fall of leaders such as the Ayatollah Khomeini, Mohammed Mossadeq, Muammar Qadhafi, and the Shah of Iran.