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and academic A little Thomas Friedman in some arts Excellent book for anyone who is interested in America s relationship with the Middle East and vice versa Covers everything from economics and defense to social America s relationship with the Middle East and vice versa Covers everything from economics and defense to social cultural ties This is a rete. Kenneth M Pollack is the director of research at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution From 1995 to 1996 and from 1999 to 2001 he served as director for Persian Gulf affairs at the Natio. A Path Out of the Desert A Grand Strategy for America in the Middle East

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Lume he is a very conventional thinker who never really challenges the Washington consensus and who fails to reveal an on the ground understanding of the Middle East Like so fails to reveal an on the ground understanding of the Middle East Like so Washington insiders he also has a hard time seeing how US olicy is contorted by its fawning approach to Israel Although this book is dated written before the Obama administration I found it to be a valuable source of historical information book is dated written before the Obama administration I found it to be a valuable source of historical information reference material. N he spent seven years in the CIA as a Persian Gulf military analyst He is the author of THE THREATENING STORM THE PERSIAN PUZZLE Threatening Storm The Persian Puzzle at War and Things Fall Apart He lives in Washington DC From the Hardcover edition. Nsious over weight and oorly argued book Despite the length few ideas are developed in a serious way The author only nibbles at some good ideas The author was one of the most widely read advocates of the war in Ira While he now admits his rather costly error much of the self deceiving arrogance that informed his views on Ira are replicated here He is apparently is angling for job in the new US adminstration in Jan 2009 but based on this vo. Nal Security Council where he was The Principal Working Level principal working level responsible FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF US POLICY TOWARD implementation of US olicy toward Iran and the states of the Arabian Peninsula Prior to his time in the Clinton administratio.