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Black wave : Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the forty-year rivalry that unraveled culture, religion and collective memory in the Middle East

by Ghattas, Kim (Author)

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Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shia Iran, once allies and twin pillars of US strategy in the region, became mortal enemies after 1979. Ghattas weaves together history, geopolitics, and culture to show how the 1979 Iranian revolution-- fueled by American policy-- fed intolerance, suppressed cultural expressi... Full description


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