Old Friends and New Alliances: Saudi Arabia, Israel, Turkey, Iran
In this concise and readable book Stephen Kinzer takes the reader on a tour of modern Middle Eastern history, highlighting the errors, alliances and betrayals all acted out for what was shortsightedly seen as being in the interest of Western states.
Stephen Kinzer is the bestselling author of 'Overthrow', 'All the Shah's Men', 'Crescent and Star', among others. An award-winning foreign correspondent, he served as The New York Times bureau chief in Turkey. He teaches international relations at Boston University, contributes to The New York Review of Books and writes a world affairs column for The Guardian.