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Innocents in Iraq: How an American Diplomat Discovered Islam’s Reality

Jul 17th, 2014 | By

“The challenge Islam presents is not going to go away, and our ignorance can only cause us to lose a monumental battle of ideas,” accountant Hugh Iwanicki writes in the 2012 book Shock & Alarm:  What It was Really Like at the U.S. Embassy in Iraq.  Thus along with his coauthor Dave Bailey, Iwanicki’s eye-opening account of his 2008-2009 tour in the American Baghdad embassy seeks to “understand the cultural ocean in which Islamic terrorism swims.”