Andrew Scott Cooper is a famous historian and trusted commentator on the relations between the United States and Iran. In addition to his great knowledge regarding global diplomacy, Cooper is also a specialist in the global energy markets and political and economic risk. His books include The Oil Kings: How the US, Iran, and Saudi Arabia Changed the Balance of Power in the Middle East and The Fall of Heaven: The Pahlavis and the Last Days of Imperial Iran. Cooper holds degrees from Columbia University, the University of Aberdeen, and Victoria University.
struggling with a recession . . . European nations at risk of
defaulting on their loans . . . A possible global financial crisis.
It happened before, in the 1970s.
Oil Kings is the story of how oil came to dominate U.