The Power and the Peril of Oil

The Power and the Peril of Oil is a passionately written account about how oil has given strength and empowered some Middle Eastern countries while it has imperiled others, causing numerous problems. This book documents the history, politics, and players in the quest for dominance of the region and its highly prized resource. It explains… [Continue Reading]

Iran: An Important Force in the Region

Zadeh presents an informative lecture on Iran, a major player for peace in the Middle East, with insight from personal knowledge, research and observations. He was an invited guest to the conference for “Iranian Scholars Living Abroad” held in Tehran in 2009 and 2010 and discusses his findings from the conference, along with a look… [Continue Reading]

Understanding Islam and the Culture of the Middle East

An intimate view of Islam that dictates the lives and cultures of the region. Zadeh gives information on a faith that influences an estimated 1.6 billion Muslims around the world. This presentation is designed to explain the basic philosophy of the faith for a better understanding of the religion in interacting with Muslims. Zadeh does… [Continue Reading]

The Puzzle of the Middle East

Firooz Zadeh will be talking about Iran’s Nuclear facilities, divisions in Islam, the turmoil , and the power struggle between the West and Islamic State (IS) for control of the region and oil. And concludes with what is IS, how and when was it created, how is it funded, and their ultimate plans.

New Zealand – What Makes the Country and Her People so Special

The relaxed culture of Kiwis and the natural beauty of this land are only two reasons why visitors and locals alike call New Zealand “Godzone”. With a population of only 4.3 million people, this small corner of the world is a little known paradise. New Zealanders know more about the world than the world knows… [Continue Reading]

Books

Firooz is an internationally acclaimed author on the subject of the Middle East, Islam, and Terrorism and the complexity of learning English as a second language. His latest titles include:

The Power and the Peril of Oil

The Power and the Peril of Oil is a passionately written account about how oil has given strength and empowered some Middle Eastern countries while it has imperiled others, causing numerous problems. This book documents the history, politics, and … [Read More...]

English – Down Under and Up Over

English - Down Under and Up Over is a humorous look at the English language from the point of view of a foreigner studying, learning, and communicating in English. It is not a textbook, but laugh-out-loud stories peppered with idioms, oxymora, and … [Read More...]

The Journey – An Immigrant’s Story

The Journey - An Immigrant's Story is a personal and intimate description of life in the Middle East, the culture, religion, corruption and problems juxtaposed with a memorable and insightful study of the often frustrating and sometimes humorous … [Read More...]

Islam versus Terrorism

Islam versus Terrorism is is a Middle Easterner's perspective on the puzzle and problems of the Middle East. Zadeh's informative book describes Islam, the history of the region, the clash of cultures, and the reasons for terrorism from "their point … [Read More...]


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