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Vietnam Today

So much has been written about the Vietnam War, but finding books about Vietnam today is a bit more difficult.  If you want to see what it’s like in modern day Vietnam maybe these books will be of interest. Vietnam: Rising Dragon by Bill Hayton

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Israel's Challenges

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Modern Israel faces many challenges and those challenges seem to change from year to year.  Maybe you need a good grounding in the creation of Israel to be able to keep up with it all. That’s where these books come in handy.   My Promised Land by Ari Shavit

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Israel's Challenges

Modern Israel faces many challenges and those challenges seem to change from year to year. Maybe you need a good grounding in the creation of Israel to be able to keep up with it all. That’s where these books come in handy…   My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel by Ari Shavit

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Understanding Putin's Russia

With the unusual relationship between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on people’s minds, perhaps you have wondered just what it is like to live in Putin’s Russia. Is it terrifying? Is it something Americans should be worried about? Did Putin influence the 2016 election in the US? Why do polls say that Russians like him? Well, here are some books that might help you to figure it all out.  

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Trying to Understand North Korea

North Korea is a topic that is sometimes on the minds of people today as we try to understand this mysterious country which now has nuclear weapons and a seemingly unpredictable leader. These books may be helpful to you as you seek to better understand North Korea.   The Cleanest Race: How North Koreans See Themselves – and Why It Matters by B.R. Myers