Delves deeper into the conflict and provides viewers with background on how the Middle East became the fractious, violent region it is today. --Cheryl Cheng, Video Business
s Islamic extremism an outcropping of a botched World War I endgame? Blood and Oil The Middle East in World War I methodically recounts how Britain and France carved up the Middle East to suit their political and economic needs and traces the aftermath of these decisions including how resentment toward Europe s policies helped foster Muslim nationalism and, eventually, extremism. --John Latchem, Home Media Retailing
A thorough documentary. Gives you the sense of how long the West has been fighting in the Middle East. --Joshua Berlow, The Cynicism of Diogenes
About the Actor
Marty CallaghanÂs credits include Pearl Harbor: America Taken by Surprise, the Archives of War series and The 20th Century: A Moving Visual History. He played a key role in publishing Tom ClancyÂs first novel, The Hunt for Red October and his writings have been published in various magazines, such as Naval History, Sailing and the U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings. Callaghan's work has been recognized by the International Documentary Association in Los Angeles.