By Yevgeny Primakov

Part memoir, half historical past, Russia and the Arabs finds the prior half-century within the center East from a perspective seldom obvious via Westerners. Yevgeny Primakov, previously the pinnacle of the Russian international Intelligence provider, international Minister, and top Minister of Russia, exposes how key political occasions spread out during the own interactions and rivalries between outstanding leaders from Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin to Anwar Sadat and Saddam Hussein, whom he knew in my opinion. He exhibits how the 1967 and 1973 Arab-Israeli wars built, exposes Russia’s formerly unknown function within the 1991 Gulf struggle, and assesses Russia’s heart East rules along these of alternative international gamers, together with the USA. The author’s first-hand bills of behind-the-scenes encounters and his insights into what fairly drove the region’s key occasions make Russia and the Arabs a vital learn for everybody attracted to international affairs.

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