Crude Oil, Crude Money: Aristotle Onassis, Saudi Arabia, and the CIA

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Thomas W. Lippmanauthor

Thomas W. Lippman has been writing about Saudi Arabia for 40 years. He is a former Middle East bureau chief at the Washington Post and author of seven previous books, including Saudi Arabia on the Edge.

Crude Oil, Crude Money: Aristotle Onassis, Saudi Arabia, and the CIA

20190531

Praeger

Pages 288
Topics Politics, Law, and Government: International Relations;American History: Economics;Arab Politics;"Big Oil";CIA;Cold War;Dulles, John Foster and Allen;Eisenhower, Dwight;FBI;Onassis, Aristotle;Saudi Arabia

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Crude Oil, Crude Money: Aristotle Onassis, Saudi Arabia, and the CIA

Author(s): Lippman, Thomas;
Contributors: Lippman, Thomas;
Abstract:

Tells the untold story of how Exxon, Mobil, Chevron, and Texaco teamed up with the CIA and Department of State to thwart the plans of Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, who almost managed to reshape the Middle East.


• Dramatically illustrates the convergence of interests of the U.S. government and big business

• Shows how McCarthy-era phobia about communism affected U.S. foreign policy decisions—even when no communists were involved

• Examines history with enduring ramifications through narrative to engage students and general readers

• Unveils a world of international intrigue unknown to most citizens

SortTitle: crude oil, crude money: aristotle onassis, saudi arabia, and the cia
Keyword(s): Politics, Law, and Government: International Relations; American History: Economics; Arab Politics; "Big Oil"; CIA; Cold War; Dulles, John Foster and Allen; Eisenhower, Dwight; FBI; Onassis, Aristotle; Saudi Arabia
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Thomas W. Lippmanauthor

Thomas W. Lippman has been writing about Saudi Arabia for 40 years. He is a former Middle East bureau chief at the Washington Post and author of seven previous books, including Saudi Arabia on the Edge.

eISBN-13: 9781440863950
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440863943
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 288
Publication Date: 20190531