Line in the Sand
Date of publication: April 2012
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Britain, France and the Struggle That Shaped the Middles East. Through a stellar cast of politicians, diplomats, spies and soldiers, including T E Lawrence, Winston Churchill and Charles de Gaulle, A Line in the Sand vividly tells the story of the short but crucial era when Britain and France ruled the Middle East. It explains exactly how the old antagonism between these two powers inflamed the more familiar modern rivalry between the Arabs and the Jews and ultimately led to war between the British and Vichy France in 1941 and between the Arabs and the Jews in 1948.