A Path is grandly written and argued, as is Pollack's vision for U.S. policy.
This will not be easy, not least because of the hated Bush administration's insincere or at least incompetent pursuit of this very policy.
Overall, I thought his arguments and ideas were easily understood, well thought out, and supported with facts and data when necessary.
In this book, the author presents his grand strategy for U.S. involvement in the Middle East. The bottom line is that the author considers the uninterrupted flow of oil from the... Read morePublished on September 5, 2008 by Joseph F. Birchmeier
The Middle East will continue to dominate American security concerns regardless of who next occupies the Oval Office. Read morePublished on August 8, 2008 by Michael Rubin
The formulation of any strategy is dependent on knowing the goals which the strategy is to achieve. In this excellent book, Pollack identifies two goals that he sees as the purpose... Read morePublished on July 28, 2008 by Retired Reader
Here is The Economist's Review of Path Out of the Desert.
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As Michael Rubin expressed in The Sun, the Middle East will continue to dominate American security concerns regardless of who next occupies the Oval Office. Read morePublished on July 22, 2008 by Jazz It Up Baby