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William R. Polk

William R. Polk established the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Chicago, was president of the Adlai Stevenson Institute of International Affairs, and helped to organize the “Table Ronde” meeting that laid the groundwork for the European Union. He was called back to the White House briefly during the 1967 Middle Eastern War to write a draft Peace Treaty and to act as advisor to U.S. National Security Advisor McGeorge Bundy.

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Understanding Iran
Everything You Need to Know, from Persia to the Islamic Republic, from Cyrus to Ahmadinejad

Palgrave Macmillan
William R. Polk provides an informative, readable history of a country which is moving quickly toward becoming the dominant power and culture of the Middle...
  
William R. Polk

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