William R. Polk


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in Fort Worth, Texas, The United States
March 07, 1929

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Understanding Iraq: The Who...

3.72 avg rating — 309 ratings — published 2005 — 12 editions
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Understanding Iran: Everyth...

3.90 avg rating — 229 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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Violent Politics: A History...

4.02 avg rating — 158 ratings — published 2007 — 11 editions
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The Birth of America: From ...

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Crusade and Jihad: The Thou...

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Polk's Folly: An American F...

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Neighbors and Strangers: Th...

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The Arab World Today

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Passing Brave

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Blind Man's Buff

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“Even if we, as northerners, choose to ignore this history, the victims’ descendants [of the global south] will not. Muslims, like Jews, increasingly probe into and publicize their holocaust. The “deep past” already plays a significant role in the growth of Muslim sentiment toward the Christian North. It will play an important role in international affairs far into the future”
William R. Polk, Crusade and Jihad: The Thousand-Year War Between the Muslim World and the Global North

“Even if we, as northerners, choose to ignore this history, the victims’ descendants will not”
William R. Polk, Crusade and Jihad: The Thousand-Year War Between the Muslim World and the Global North

“Military commanders choose to overlook the Kenyan proverb that proclaims the power of the flea--"A flea can trouble a lion more than the lion can harm a flea." Most generals would rather be lions than fleas.”
William R. Polk, Violent Politics: A History of Insurgency, Terrorism, and Guerrilla War, from the American Revolution to Iraq

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