Skiing fatwa, Dizin, Iran
Bodyguards, Marib, Yemen
Chapter 1, The Beachhead: Beach in Marsa el Brega, Libya, with distant tanker
Chapter 1, The Beachhead: Marsa el Brega beach
Chapter 1, The Beachhead: The family station wagon with the U.S. C-130 used to
evacuate women and children during the 1967 Mideast war in the background.
Chapter 1, The Beachhead: On board the C-130. My mother on the left, with just
the top of my head visible.
Chapter 3, The Good Life: The Hizbollah Pantheon, southern Lebanon
Chapter 3, The Good Life: My parents, Casino du Liban, Beirut 1974
Chapter 3, The Good Life: Fairouz concert at the Sphinx, July 1989
Chapter 3, The Good Life: An iconic picture of the
Lebanese diva Fairouz in the 1970s
Chapter 5, Thanksgiving: Ramzi Shwayri, more famous throughout
the Middle East as Chef Ramzi, pauses during a food tour of Lebanon
to sample a labna sandwich.
Chapter 5, Thanksgiving:
Lebanese loaves, part of a day-
long moveable feast experienced
with Chef Ramzi during his tour.
Chapter 8, Police States: Jordanian poet Sameer Al-Qudah
Chapter 9, Above the Law:
Ahmed Marzouki, Moroccan political prisoner
Chapter 10, Tribes: Ali Abdulemam, Bahrain's prolific webmaster
Chapter 10, Tribes: Bahrain webmaster Ali Abdulemam
Chapter 11, Working in Isolation: Talking to a candidate for
the Riyadh municipal council in the Saudi election campaign.
Chapter 11, Working in Isolation: Hassan al-Malaky,
Saudi dissident theologian
Chapter 11, Working in Isolation: Fawaziah al-Bakr,
Saudi professor of education
Chapter 11, Working in Isolation: Spending the late
afternoon talking to Saudi author Turki Al-Hamad
Chapter 12, The Muslim Brotherhood: Alexandria, Egyptian
Muslim Brotherhood MP Sobhe Saleh
Chapter 13, Arrested Development: Jordan's King Abdullah II
Swimming pool, Isfahan, Iran
White Desert, Egypt
Near Port Elizabeth, South Africa