Cauldron of Turmoil: America in the Middle East by Barry Rubin
Approx. 82,990 words.
Published on February 10, 2013.
This book is the culmination of 15 years in studying U.S. policy and Middle East politics. All of my opinions, much of the material, many of the anecdotes, and the unattributed quotes are the result of direct observation and private discussions with American and regional policymakers and experts.