Observing Iran – inside out

When the Middle East changed

An excellent audio program about the US policy in Middle East and how the Middle East great game for oil created todays modern Middle East.

[2011-08-17] How did the U.S. become so dependent on Saudi Arabia, both for its allegiance in the Middle East and its oil? We’ll look back this hour with historian and journalist Andrew Scott Cooper, whose new book is “The Oil Kings: How the U.S., Iran, and Saudi Arabia Changed the Balance of Power in the Middle East”  (Simon & Schuster, 2011).

When the Middle East Changed (Audio)