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Author O'Connell, Jack, 1921-2010.
Title King's counsel : a memoir of war, espionage, and diplomacy in the Middle East / Jack O'Connell with Vernon Loeb.
Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2011.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 7  92 O183 O    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xx, 266 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Summer in Amman, 1958 -- A shotgun in the closet -- Calm before the storm -- The prelude to war -- The six day war -- Making things up as we went along -- "Can I trust this little king of yours?" -- Jousting with the Soviets, talking to the Israelis -- September 1970 -- Back to Washington, back to war -- From Washington to Camp David -- Giving up the West Bank -- Saddam Hussein : friend or foe? -- A war that need not have been waged -- Cold peace -- Missed opportunities, miscalculations, and mistakes -- "A place beyond ourselves" -- Most of our enemies, we made -- Many drums to pound -- Irrepressible optimism.
Subject O'Connell, Jack, 1921-2010.
Hussein, King of Jordan, 1935-1999 -- Friends and associates.
Political consultants -- Jordan -- Biography.
Political consultants -- United States -- Biography.
Lawyers -- Washington (D.C.) -- Biography.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Israel-Arab War, 1967.
Jordan -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Jordan.
Middle East -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Jordan -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
West Bank -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Added Author Loeb, Vernon.
Added Title Memoir of war, espionage, and diplomacy in the Middle East
ISBN 9780393063349 (hardcover)
0393063348 (hardcover)