So I did have a surface knowledge of many of the events Dr. Crist describes.
One nice feature of the book is that it's full of interviews with both major as well as minor characters and narrates events with a novelist's sense of urgency.
This well-researched look into the US-Iran conflict is an interesting read that I'm recommending to all history buffs.
Must read for anyone who wants to understand why the relationship with Iran is plagued by distrust. The author does amazing research and really delves into the people involved. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dariush Maanavi
I have got to know this. And theirs - to think accurately.
Perhaps we can deal. Perhaps we have to strike. Critical - huge blow back from all decisions. Read more
God historic perspective and a fair analysis of a difficult subject. Read more
Excellent analysis and extremely accurate accounting of perspectives from both sides of the shadow war. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Thomas Fisher
Just what I needed to gain an insight to the Iranian problem. A very well written and researched book which any current US citizen should read.Published 5 months ago by Robert Farrell
A bit like Venus and Mars - so many misses. And it highlights the terrible errors we have made in the middle east, not the least of which is the unconditional backing of Israel. Read morePublished 6 months ago by H. lemcke
This book makes clear that no matter how good we as Americans think we are at foreign policy, we are pretty damn terrible. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Thomas E.
Probably the #1 book in understanding the undeclared conflict between the U.S. and the Islamic Republic since 1979. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Search For Nuance