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    King's counsel : a memoir of war, espionage, and diplomacy in the Middle East / Jack O'Connell with Vernon Loeb.
    by O'Connell, Jack, 1921-2010.
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    New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2011.
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  • O'Connell, Jack, 1921-2010.
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  • Hussein, King of Jordan, 1935-1999 -- Friends and associates.
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  • United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
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  • Political consultants -- Jordan -- Biography.
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  • Political consultants -- United States -- Biography.
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  • Lawyers -- Washington (D.C.) -- Biography.
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  • Israel-Arab War, 1967.
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  • Jordan -- Foreign relations -- United States.
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  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Jordan.
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  • Middle East -- Politics and government -- 1945-
  • ISBN: 
    0393063348
    9780393063349
    Description: 
    xx, 266 p. ; 25 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st ed.
    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.
    Summary: 
    The former CIA station chief in Amman, Jordan and trusted American advisor to the late King Hussein describes how their friendship developed after he tipped off the ruler about Israel's planned invasion of Egypt in 1967.
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    Includes index.
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