British Petroleum and the Redline Agreement: The West's Secret Pact to Get Mideast Oil
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A True Conspiracy, not a theory I read Internal Combustion first about how the battery-powered Ford-Edison car around 1900 was prevented by a cartel from being mass produced in favor of a gasoline powered automobile. This book tells how the cartel was assured that enough oil would be available to make the eng. John Galt said The modern history of the Middle East. Excellent book. Certainly worthy of buying - it explains a lot about how the Middle East came to be what it is today to a degree that I have never seen in a history course.. Explains a lot I have read other books by Mr. Black and found them illuminating. This book explains much regarding our current oil problem.
His enterprise and investigative writings have appeared in scores of newspapers from the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune to the Sunday Times of London, Frankfurter Zeitung and the Jerusalem Post, as well as scores of magazines as diverse as Playboy, Sports Illustrated, Reform Judaism, Der Spiegel, L'Express, BusinessWeek and American Bar Associat
How did the West get Middle East Oil? The tense chronicle of the international deceit and strong-arm tactics of men, oil companies and government is laid out in a revealing minute-to-minute drama. Massive research supports this unforgettable revelation by a master of corporate investigation author Edwin Black.
He does so fairly convincingly. Black's impressive analysis, which included looking at more than 50,000 original documents and hundreds of scholarly books and articles explains why the West's record in the region so complicates nation-building there today. METICULOUS. Edwin Black s powerful new study --is solid and evocative throughout. There s also ample material to draw from to consider the future path of Iraq Black is committed, if not obsessed, with hyper-intensive research and documentation. For those interested in business history, his study of the relationship bet