`.. this is a penetrating analysis of the `two greatest disasters
in modern British history''
-- Good Book Guide
`In a new and convincingly argued book, Martin Woollacott traces a
direct line from the Suez disaster to the United States' 2003 interventions
in Iraq and the related effects on US and British foreign policy and on the
situation in the Middle East.'
- Sir Brian Urquhart
-- NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW OF BOOKS
About the Author
Martin Woollacott is a Foreign Affairs commentator for the Guardian, having previously been their Foreign News Editor for six years. In over forty years experience as a journalist he has won six awards, including the James Cameron Award for his coverage of Kurdistan in 1991, and was nominated International Reporter of the Year for his coverage of the Vietnam war in 1975.