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SLICK! skewers Middle East politics and American foreign policy with a barbed humor that will leave you wondering whether to laugh or crywhen youre not holding your breath. This satiric novel dissects Moqtar, a Persian Gulf sultanate guided by a Berkeley MBA with grandiose economic plans. Moqtar faces dangerous instabilityand the United States a black eyeduring a deadlocked election pitting the nations acting CEO against his playboy brother. The ensuing power struggle leaves Bobby Gatling, a retired Special Forces officer and senior advisor to the Ministry of Security, enmeshed in a web of treachery, blackmail and hypocrisy. Bobby must cope with an alcoholic U.S. ambassador and a puzzling cultural attach while struggling with loneliness, doubts about American intentions and his personal safety. All the while, a beautiful, tech-savvy princess with a questionable past lurks in the background.