The Oil Kings: How the U.S., Iran, and Saudi Arabia Changed the Balance of Power in the Middle East

The Oil Kings: How the U.S., Iran, and Saudi Arabia Changed the Balance of Power in the Middle East

by Andrew Scott Cooper

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The Oil Kings: How the U.S., Iran, and Saudi Arabia Changed the Balance of Power in the Middle East by Andrew Scott Cooper

How the US decision in the mid-'70s to choose Saudi Arabia as the dominant oil power in the Mideast ultimately led to the Islamic revolution in Iran.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439155172
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 08/09/2011
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Andrew Scott Cooper is a Ph.D. candidate in American history with advanced degrees in strategic studies from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland and in journalism from Columbia University in New York. He has worked for the United Nations, Human Rights Watch, and other nonprofit organizations.

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