For God and Country

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For God and Country

Faith and Patriotism Under Fire

By James Yee; Aimee Molloy

PublicAffairs, Hardcover, 9781586483692, 240pp.

Publication Date: October 11, 2005

Description

What do you believe in? James Yee believed in God and America and one of those got him thrown in jail.



About the Author
James Yee, a third-generation Chinese-American and a 1990 graduate of West Point, served in the U.S. Army for 14 years, including a tour in Saudi Arabia during the aftermath of the first Gulf War. His spiritual conversion to Islam in 1991 guided his travels to Damascus, Syria, where he studied for four years. He twice traveled to Mecca to make the Haj, the sacred Muslim pilgrimage.