|Plunge into the heart of the oil conflicts that pitnation against nation in the Middle East anddramatically impact the entire globe. As Russiamoves aggressively to seize control of the Baku pipeline, the gigantic oil fields in Saudi Arabia and Iran fail.Then one of the largest natural gas discoveries in theworld is made just off Israel?''s coastline in theMediterranean. With the Eilat-to-Ashkelon pipeline funded by Nazi war reparations connecting the RedSea to the Mediterranean, Israel emerges at the centerof Middle East conflicts over oil trade routes. Enemieson all sides plot their downfall, and the U.S. is caughtin the middle.|
From the Publisher:
"Terrorist attacks against three of the world's largest oil fields in Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Iraq threaten to cripple the fragile world economy. Clues link to a rogue, nuclear-armed country and a radical Sunni group, but not all are convinced they're the perpetrators. Who had something to gain? All roads seem to lead to Israel, where Russia and America are locked in a titanic struggle over Israel's large, undeveloped oil shale reserves. Nash Lee, entrepreneur of an online global network, is thrust into the tumultuous politics of the powerful Saudi kingdom when he uncovers information about a deadly plot to spark dissension among the Arab nation-states. As the Arab Spring revolts push the entire planet to the brink of war, news of the emergence of the Twelfth Imam changes everything. Plunge into the heart of the oil conflicts that pit nation against nation in the Middle East--and threaten to alter the balance of power forever"--p. of cover.