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House of Bush, house of Saud : the secret relationship between the world's two most powerful dynasties / Craig Unger.

By: Unger, Craig.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Scribner, c2004Description: vii, 356 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 074325337X; 9780743253376.Subject(s): Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946- | Bush, George, 1924- | Political corruption -- United States -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Foreign relations -- Saudi Arabia | Saudi Arabia -- Foreign relations -- United States | United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1989- | Saudi Arabia -- Politics and government -- 1932- | Āl Saʻūd, House of -- Political activity | Bush, George W | International relations | United States | Saudi Arabia | Monarchy | Oil and gas | September 11 | Bush, George | Foreign policy | Overseas itemAdditional physical formats: Online version:: House of Bush, house of Saud.DDC classification: 327.73053/8
Contents:
The great escape -- The Houston-Jeddah connection -- The ascendancy of George H.W. Bush -- Three-dimensional chess -- The double marriage -- Another Frankenstein -- Friends in high places -- War drums -- The breaking point -- Masters of the universe -- A house divided -- The Arabian candidate -- Lost in transition -- 9/11 -- Print the legend -- Appendices -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Index.
Summary: The perilous ramifications of the September 11th attacks on the United States are only now beginning to unfold. They will undoubtedly be felt for generations to come." Never before has an American president been so closely tied to a foreign power that harbors and supports our country's mortal enemies."
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-340) and index.

ch. 1. The great escape -- ch. 2. The Houston-Jeddah connection -- ch. 3. The ascendancy of George H.W. Bush -- ch. 4. Three-dimensional chess -- ch. 5. The double marriage -- ch. 6. Another Frankenstein -- ch. 7. Friends in high places -- ch. 8. War drums -- ch. 9. The breaking point -- ch. 10. Masters of the universe -- ch. 11. A house divided -- ch. 12. The Arabian candidate -- ch. 13. Lost in transition -- ch. 14. 9/11 -- ch. 15. Print the legend -- Appendices -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Index.

The perilous ramifications of the September 11th attacks on the United States are only now beginning to unfold. They will undoubtedly be felt for generations to come." Never before has an American president been so closely tied to a foreign power that harbors and supports our country's mortal enemies."

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Library Journal Review

Unger, who spilled the beans on the Bush administration's spiriting Saudis out of the country after September 11 in a Vanity Fair story, here expands on his findings. An embargoed book. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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Craig Unger is an American journalist and writer, based in New York City. He is a graduate of Harvard University. His career includes former deputy editor of The New York Observer and former editor-in-chief of Boston Magazine. His work has been published in Vanity Fair, New York Magazine, Esquire, The New Republic, The New Yorker, and other publications. He has appeared as an analyst on MSNBC, CNN, the ABC Radio Network, and other broadcast outlets. He is the author of Blue Blood; House of Bush, House of Saud; The Fall of the House of Bush; American Armageddon; Boss Rove; When Women Win (with co-author Ellen Malcolm); and House of Trump, House of Putin. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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