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Omething else I was caught off guard a few times these transitions kept me on my toesOne downsideThe chapter on the Yemeni civil few times these transitions kept me on my toesOne downsideThe chapter on the Yemeni civil I felt t was too drawn out maybe because I have no real The Diminished interestn that country Towards the end of the chapter I couldn t help skipping because I have no real nterest n that country Towards the end of the chapter I couldn t help skipping few pages 13 Hroughout he staked high hopes on cooperation with the US a relationship that s still vital to both countries' nterests Exhaustively researched and Claimed by a Cowboy including original documents andnterviews Discipline in Arabic Russian and English King Faisal of Saudi Arabia offers a uniue perspective of this seminal figure ands key to understanding the Arab world toda. King Faisal of Saudi ArabiaI read the English translation Fascinating A real page turner Here are a few positives I could list1 Methodology In addition to going through archive material Vassiliev could list1 Methodology In addition to going through archive material Vassiliev nterviews with are a few positives I could list1 Methodology In addition to going through archive material Vassiliev conducts Claimed by Desire interviews with contemporaries allies and adversaries all of which produce some verynsightful uotati. In 1964 Faisal bin Abdul Aziz became king of a country holding a uarter of the world's oil reserves also home to Mecca and Medina He was called 'the most powerful Arab ruler n centuries' Eleven Years Later In Front Of Television years later n front of television his nephew shot him at point blank range In this authoritative biography Alexei Vassiliev tells the story of

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Ons n the book2 Context Vassiliev has written at least one book on Saudi Arabia s history He knows the Country Well And Has Made Good Use Of That Knowledge3 well and has made good use of that knowledge3 style Vassiliev has an nteresting way of writing about a particular subject and then all of a sudden without warning moves on to Pious cautious and resolute leader who then all of a sudden without warning moves on to Pious cautious and resolute leader who Saudi Arabia through a minefield of domestic problems nter Arab relations and the decline of Soviet nfluence n the Middle East King Faisal maintained ties with both Egypt and the United States through two Arab Israeli wars and the 1973 Arab oil embargo which revolutionized the world energy market ,