"This book is a story about Iran's oil. It is also the story of The Great Games in the 19 century whereby the British Empire took control of the Middle East, known "World Cross Road". While until first World War all the Middle East; except Iran was part of Ottoman empire. At the same time, Iran lost all its North Western territories to Russia and Eastern to the British, becoming, a puppet of the British empire politics. That get concessions for all Iran mineral and commercial resources including the oil fields. Later these developments lead to the nationalization of Iran oil, the 1953 coup arranged by UK/US, President Nixon doctrine, planned 1973 war, increase price of oil, Iran's revolution and present destruction of the Middle East"--Back cover.