by Thomas W. Lippman
English | 2019 | ISBN: 1440863946 | 286 Pages | PDF | 19 MB
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