The Oil And The Glory
Remote, forbidding, and volatile, the Caspian sea long tantalized the world with its vast oil reserves. But outsides, blocked by the closed Soviet system, couldn't get to it. Then Soviet Union collapsed, and wholesale rush into the region erupted.
Along with oilmen, representation of the world's leading nations flocked to the Caspian for a share of the thirty billion barrels of proven oil reserves at stake, and a tense geopolitical struggle began. The oil and the glory is the gripping account of this latest phase in the epochal struggle for control of the earth's black gold.