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Secrets of the kingdom
the inside story of the Saudi-U.S. connection
1st ed
Gerald Posner

Published 2005 by Random House in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

The 9/11 Commission report called the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia "a problematic ally in combating Islamic extremism." To Posner, this is a gross understatement. In this book, he exposes the truth about U.S.-Saudi relations--and how the Saudis' influence on American business and politics poses a grave threat to our security. Using bank records and other previously undisclosed information, his two-year investigation penetrates the innermost layers of the shielded House of Saud and presents evidence of complicity and deceit at the highest levels--evidence that the 9/11 Commission failed to consider

Table of Contents

A free pass for the Saudis
A tribe called Saud
Legacy of extremism
The embargo
The boycott
Fighting the "Jewish lobby"
Insurrection and Iran
Arming the House of Saud
Covert partners
Scorched earth
The infidel arrives
The prince who would buy America
"A mad spender"
Funding terror
The future?

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-239) and index

Classifications

Library of Congress
DS228.U6 P67 2005

The Physical Object

Pagination
254 p. ;
Number of pages
254

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL17154433M
Internet Archive
secretsofkingdom00posn
ISBN 10
1400062918
LC Control Number
2005042926
Library Thing
222889
Goodreads
974185

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