If only the future could be as clear as the author makes the past.
We consider this essential reading for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of the vital, evolving relationship between Saudi Arabia and the United States.
What Bronson has done with this book is shown how lazy most other observers of the region actually are in their research.
Absolutely essential reading for anyone interested in U.S.-Saudi relations. Well written, balanced, and authoritative. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Sean D.
I have recently acquired a desire to know the real story of the US/Saudi relationship. I have been reading a lot about the middle east because frankly - I live in that part of the... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Robert Green
Great Book. Rachel Bronson does some great analytics on the various security, economic, and relational aspects of US-Saudi interaction over the last 80 years. Read morePublished on December 20, 2011 by George Mason
America--here meaning the USA--has had a close relationship with Saudi Arabia since that country's founding in the late 1920s, a fact that many people are vaguely aware of but... Read morePublished on January 27, 2010 by G. Heath
Detailed analysis of U.S. relations with Saudi Arabia
American foreign policy exists simultaneously at several levels. Read more
Rachel Bronson, who works at a prestigious New York City think tank dedicated to Foreign Affairs, has written an excellent book on the history of the relationship between the... Read morePublished on February 12, 2007 by lector avidus
The painstaking research undertaken by Rachel Bronson is formidable. She remained objective, except for the conclusions drawn at the book's end. Read morePublished on January 19, 2007 by Bex
Rachel Bronson's book is an exceptional accomplishment. She uses a vast number of authoritative sources and weaves a compelling and readable account of complex geopolitical... Read morePublished on August 14, 2006 by THOMAS G. OBRIEN III
Saudi Arabia, and America's relationship with it, is quite possibly one of the most important aspects of the Middle East today. Read morePublished on August 4, 2006 by Lee L.