History of Saudi Arabia
International Insurance Market
Al-Idrisi - an Upside Down World
thriller, A Foreign Policy, is set in
Boston, London and the Middle East, and the time is the near future.
Saudi Arabia is undergoing tremors of unrest, but a US administration,
comfortable with the status quo, wants no change. A respected British
insurance group sponsors insurgency and condones terrorism while
laundering money around the world. In a sub-plot, increasing hurricane
risk in the Atlantic threatens to make the US east coast
While the story
needs no explanation to be enjoyed, these notes and links allow the
interested reader to explore further some of the underlying themes, such
as the US relationship with Saudi Arabia, the dependence of the US on
world insurance markets for catastrophe coverage, and the perennial
misunderstanding by westerners of Middle East issues.
For further background information, check out the
author's notes on:
- an Upside
Down World, and
and Insurance Glossay.
For more information on
international insurance, Saudi Arabia, Palestinian Christians, Lloyds of London and US
State Department, check out the external links below.
RELATED EXTERNAL LINKS AND
Why the US east coast may become uninsurable?
World Insurance and Hurricane Risk
Why Nadya and Kamila
wore a crucifixes?
Lloyds of London
US State Department
Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters
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