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Andrew Scott Cooper

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Andrew Scott Cooper holds advanced degrees from Columbia University, University of Aberdeen, and Victoria University. Dr. Cooper has worked at the United Nations and Human Rights Watch and is a columnist for PBS/Frontline's Tehran Bureau.

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Andrew Scott Cooper

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Andrew Scott Cooper holds advanced degrees from Columbia University, University of Aberdeen, and Victoria University. Dr. Cooper has worked at the United Nations and Human Rights Watch and is a columnist for PBS/Frontline's Tehran Bureau.

Photograph by Alex Efimoff Photography

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The Quest for Oil

Andrew Scott Cooper draws on newly declassified documents and interviews with some key figures of the 1970s to show how Nixon, Ford, Kissinger, the CIA, and the State and Treasury departments—as well as the Shah and the Saudi royal family— maneuve...

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Follow your interests.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Worrying too much about everything.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Researching and writing history in a warm climate.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. In Europe, preferably in the Mediterranean.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Philip Marlowe.

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