Without mincing words, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. – the nephew of former US president John F. Kennedy – says it straight: The current conflict in Syria is a war for oil. Drawing on information from the Bruce-Lovett Report – a 1957 secret investigation into the CIA’s “active meddling” in the Arab world, the author provides a detailed overview of clandestine US involvement in the Middle East since 1949. While always politically neutral, getAbstract recommends this detailed, historical analysis to all those seeking insight into a contentious region.
In this summary, you will learn
- What the Bruce-Lovett Report exposed and
- How the US has secretly manipulated Arab politics since 1949.
About the Author
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is a radio host, environmental activist, author and attorney specializing in environmental law.