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Analysis & Commentary - Michael Ledeen

Michael Ledeen's Latest Books and Briefings

13th October 2009 –

Accomplice to Evil: Iran and the War Against the West

Accomplice to Evil: Iran and the War Against the West

Michael Ledeen

Acknowledging the existence and actions of evil enemies means accepting that we are at war, and then designing and conducting a strategy to win. Accomplice to Evil takes a comprehensive look at the errors we have made in the past when dealing with a mounting enemy force, why we’ve refused to acknowledge the implications of a rising evil, and how we can defeat the forces that threaten us today. more...

4th September 2007 –

The Iranian Time Bomb

The Iranian Time Bomb

Michael Ledeen

This book exposes the radical agenda and terrorist activities of the mullahs who run Iran, and offers an action plan for responding. more...

10th September 2003 –

The War Against the Terror Masters

The War Against the Terror Masters

Michael Ledeen

The War Against the Terror Masters is a must-read guide to the terrorist crisis. Michael A. Ledeen explains in startling detail how and why the United States was so unprepared for the September 11th catastrophe; the nature of the terror network we are fighting--including the state sponsors of that network; the role of radical Islam; and the enemy collaboration of some of our traditional Middle Eastern "allies";--and, most convincingly, what we must do to win the war. more...

5th October 2001 –

Tocqueville on American Character

Tocqueville on American Character

Michael Ledeen

In 1831, Alexis De Tocqueville, a twenty-six-year-old French aristocrat, spent nine months travelling across the United States. From the East Coast to the frontier, from the Canadian border to New Orleans, Tocqueville observed the American people and the revolutionary country they'd created. His celebrated Democracy in America, the most quoted work on America ever written, presented the new Americans with a degree of understanding no one had accomplished before or has since. Astonished at the pace of daily life and stimulated by people at all levels of society, Tocqueville recognized that Americans were driven by a series of internal conflicts: simultaneously religious and materialistic; individualistic and yet deeply involved in community affairs; isolationist and interventionist; pragmatic and ideological. more...

5th May 2000 –

Machiavelli on Modern Leadership

Machiavelli on Modern Leadership

Michael Ledeen

Niccolo Machiavelli, one of the eminent minds of the Italian Renaissance, spent much of a long and active lifetime trying to determine and understand what exceptional qualities of human character-- and what surrounding elements of fortune, luck, and timing-- made great men great leaders successful in war and peace. more...

1st January 1996 –

Freedom Betrayed

Freedom Betrayed

Michael Ledeen

This is the Age of the Second Democratic Revolution. Inspired by the values of the American Revolution, supported and advanced by American military power and a remarkable generation of democratic leaders, the revolution has swept the world. more...