A most revealing & informative book about this region. Highly readable and one of Rossi's best in the series. Middle East is totally misunderstood & this is the book to help you understand the way the world is and what's in store or at risk in the future! I learnt a great deal from this book. I do believe this book is essential for all of us!
I've enjoyed Melissa Rossi's series of "What Every American Should Know About XXX" over the years. Every single book of hers is an eye opener and unlike the newspapers or magazines, the books reveal the historical timeline of how things become what it is today. It's the most comprehensive literatures for someone who do not even like history and politics to begin with. Having read at least 3 of her books over the last decade, it has enriched my idea … more
An excellent intelligent about the Middle East and the intricacies and conflicts between countries in the Middle East. Melissa Rossi also demonstrates that political matters need not be boring and how important it is not to believe everything the American media chooses to portray!
Absolutely a must for anyone who has had dealings or business ventures with the Middle East. The pitfalls, the factors that shape the events, the history behind the current events, this book details all you need to know about the Middle East and more! A book that unveils some of the misconceptions we have about this region as well as the shady western civilization.