POWER, FAITH, AND FANTASY: America in the Middle East 1776 to the present
By Michael B. Oren
Power, Faith, and Fantasy tells the remarkable story of America's 230-year relationship with the Middle East. Drawing on a vast range of government documents, personal correspondence, and the memoirs of merchants, missionaries, and travelers, Michael B. Oren narrates the unknown story of how the United States has interacted with this vibrant and turbulent region.
W.W. Norton & Company (2007)