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What SUP From Your Favorite University Presses, July 4, 2014

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! Once again, there is a lot to share this week from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week, we move beyond the language of tolerance, learn about the

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What SUP From Your Favorite University Presses, June 20, 2014

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! Once again, there is a lot to share this week from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week, we celebrate Bloomsday, analyze assumptions about Iraq, and correct misconceptions

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YUP authors make weekend headlines

Never a slow news day here at the Yale Press! On Sunday, Peter Mansoor weighed in on the next steps for the President-elect in Iraq as part of the New York Times “Transitions” series of op-eds. His book, Baghdad at Sunrise, chronicles Mansoor’s direct involvement in the counter-insurgency efforts. Read

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Allawi and McCarthy: two experts discuss their expertise

Ali A. Allawi, author of The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace, spoke at Brown University last Wednesday as part of the Peter Green Lectures on the Modern Middle East. His talk at Brown was moved to a 675 seat lecture hall to accommodate demand. Read an

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Allawi discusses future of Iraq on NPR’s Fresh Air

As part of the series “Iraq: What Next for the U.S.?,” Terry Gross of NPR’s Fresh Air recently talked with Ali A. Allawi. He is author of The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace, which comes out in paperback on February 4, 2008. Their conversation about the

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Bloggers pick up Parsi’s article for The Nation

Trita Parsi, author of Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States, wrote an article for the November 19 issue of The Nation. Parsi’s article, “The Iranian Challenge,” reassesses American assumptions about Iran, and it has caught the attention of bloggers all across the web, including

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Bloggers weigh in on Allawi’s Daily Show interview

Ali Allawi, author of The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace, appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Wednesday to dicuss his recent and much anticipated book. Allawi and his book have received extensive attention in the print media and now, prompted by Wednesday’s TV interview,

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Key coverage continues — media outlets ring in on The Occupation of Iraq

With the recent release of The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace, Ali Allawi’s new publication is getting quite a bit of media attention. In addition to the recent newspaper coverage, Allawi has appeared on venues such as CSPAN’s Book TV and The Charlie Rose Show, as

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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 5

Episode 5 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. In the latest episode, host Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Ali A. Allawi about what may be the most important book on Iraq to be published this year–The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace, (2) Matthew Levitt

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The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq. The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace by Ali A. Allawi, available now, is the first comprehensive account by an Iraqi insider of the occupation of Iraq and the crises that have followed in its wake. Involved

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