New PDF release: Desert Diplomat: Inside Saudi Arabia Following 9/11

By Robert W. Jordan,Steve Fiffer,James A Baker

ISBN-10: 1612346707

ISBN-13: 9781612346700

In the spring of 2001, George W. Bush chosen Dallas lawyer Robert W. Jordan because the ambassador to Saudi Arabia. Jordan’s nomination sped via Congress within the wake of the terrorist assaults on 9-11, and he was once at his submit by means of early October, although with out earlier diplomatic event, as Saudi Arabia mandates that the U.S. Ambassador be a political appointee with the ear of the president. accordingly Jordan needed to research at the activity find out how to run an embassy, care for a overseas tradition, and shield U.S. pursuits, all following the main major terrorist assaults at the usa in history.

From 2001 via 2003, Jordan labored heavily with Crown Prince Abdullah and different Saudi leaders on delicate problems with terrorism and human rights, all of the whereas attempting to continue a good courting to make sure their cooperation with the struggle in Afghanistan and the invasion of Iraq. whilst he labored with most sensible officers in Washington, together with President Bush, Dick Cheney, Colin Powell, Donald Rumsfeld, Condoleezza Rice, George guiding principle, and Tommy Franks. Desert Diplomat discusses those relationships in addition to the historical judgements of Jordan’s tenure and offers a candid and considerate review of the occasionally distressing disorder within the behavior of yankee overseas coverage, struggle, and intelligence collecting. nonetheless thinking about the center East, Jordan additionally bargains vital insights into the political, financial, and social alterations taking place during this serious area, really Saudi Arabia.

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