xxiii, 404 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
9780670021185 0670021180 9780143118275 0143118277
Tracing a path through the Persian Gulf War and the events of 9/11 to the oil market convulsions of today, "Inside the Kingdom" gives readers a modern history of the Saudis in their own words, revealing a people attempting to reconcile life under religious law with the demands of a rapidly changing world.
Library's copy inscribed by author. Sequel to: The Kingdom. New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982, c1981.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-380) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Preface: Welcome to the Kingdom Note on the Islamic calendar pt. 1. Kingdom of God Angry face The brothers Siege No Sunni, no Shia Vox populi, vox Dei Salafi soccer Jihad in Afghanistan Special relationship Dawn visitors Stars in the heavens Into exile The dove and the East wind Vacationing Jihadi pt. 2. Kingdom at war Desert Storm Battle for al-Khafji Awakening Stopping the sins In from the cold Change of heart Enter the Crown Prince The students Infinite reach New century pt. 3. Al-Qaeda comes home Fifteen flying Saudis Fire Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula Prodigal sons King Abdullah Girls of Saudi Illegitimate occupation End of the affair Condition of the people Epilogue.