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Andrew Scott Cooper

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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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

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Follow your interests.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Foreign correspondent in 1930s Europe.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Worrying too much about everything.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Yes.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Mikhail Gorbachev.



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