Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States

Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States

Trita Parsi

In this period of superheated rhetoric and vitriolic exchanges among the leaders of Iran and Israel, the specter of nuclear violence looms. however the actual roots of the enmity among the 2 international locations mystify Washington policymakers, and no promising pathways to peace have emerged. This publication lines the transferring family members between Israel, Iran, and the U.S. from 1948 to the current, uncovering for the 1st time the main points of mystery alliances, treacherous acts, and unsavory political maneuverings that experience undermined center japanese balance and disrupted U.S. international coverage projects within the region.


Trita Parsi, a U.S. overseas coverage specialist with greater than a decade of expertise, is the one author who has had entry to senior American, Iranian, and Israeli determination makers. He dissects the complex triangular kinfolk in their nations, arguing that America’s wish for balance in Iraq and for peace in Israel is futile with out a right knowing of the Israeli-Iranian rivalry.


Parsi’s behind-the-scenes revelations approximately heart East occasions will shock even the main an expert readers: Iran’s top minister asks Israel to assassinate Khomeini, Israel reaches out to Saddam Hussein after the Gulf battle, the United States foils Iran’s plan to withdraw help from Hamas and Hezbollah, and extra. This ebook not just revises our realizing of the center East’s fresh previous, it additionally spells out a path for the longer term. In today’s belligerent international, few issues, if any, should be extra important.



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