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This book has numerous flaws in accurately portraying Iran and its conflict with America, but the most important is the bias of the author.
It's a good reader as the author presents a new approach towards Iran with an objective analysis of the history of relations between the two countries.
Different than with Iraq, Pollack suggest a combination of approaches might be the the best option to deal with Iran from an American standpoint.
This book is now a decade old and thus some parts are not current and some commentary not relevant as to current political leadership. Read morePublished 8 months ago by James C. Casterline
Highly biased, and very poorly researched and written.
Consisted great deal of dis-informations , a typical pamphlet commissioned by the "Brookings Institution",... Read more
I have read Bout 70 pages of this book , I'm guessing. I guess this because I just pick up and read wherever in the book and different places in the book as long as it is the start... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Camera Coffee
I was surprised that there was no mention of Ghotbzade who was Khomeini's spoke person (who was working for CIA at the time). The Iranians figured out and executed him shortly. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Allen Hejazinia
This book has numerous flaws in accurately portraying Iran and its conflict with America, but the most important is the bias of the author. Mr. Read morePublished on June 2, 2012 by Sean
If you're looking for a good summary of the relationship between the U.S. and Iran as well as a policy book, this is it. Read morePublished on May 30, 2010 by ironman96
As a former US federal employee and researcher/editor/writer myself, I recommend better and tighter writing AND much more editing. Read morePublished on February 23, 2010 by Elizabeth Jane
The book arrived on time. It was everything I expected and more. This book exceeded my expectations on all levels.Published on September 9, 2009 by Norbert Fabre
This book is a great place to start to better understand current US/Iranian relations. The emphasis is on the last 50 years, but there is a brief overview of Iranian history... Read morePublished on July 15, 2009 by HVeinott