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The Middle East and the United States : history, politics, and ideologies / edited by David W. Lesch, Mark L. Haas.

Contributor(s): Lesch, David W [editor.] | Haas, Mark L [editor.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boulder : Westview Press, c.2012Edition: 5th edDescription: xiii, 540 p. : map ; 23 cmISBN: 9780813345291 (pbk.); 0813345294 (pbk.)Subject(s): | Middle East -- Foreign relations -- United States | United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle East | Law July2016DDC classification: 327.56073 Summary: The fifth edition of the acclaimed The Middle East and the United States brings together scholars and diplomats from the Middle East, Europe, and North America to provide an objective, cross-cultural assessment of U.S. policy toward the Middle East. This new edition has been substantially revised and updated into the Obama administration to explore such topics as: the 2003 Iraq War and why the U.S. decided to invade; Islamist perceptions of U.S. involvement in the Middle East; and the relationships between the U.S. and Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Afghanistan. The Middle East and the United States also features five entirely new chapters discussing the superpowers and the Middle East throughout the Cold War; the Bush and Obama administrations and the Arab-Israeli conflict; contemporary U.S.-Syrian relations; the importance of ideology to US-Iranian relations under the last three administrations; and U.S. relations with Al Qaeda. A reorganization of the contributions in the fifth edition also places greater emphasis on current events. -- Back cover.Summary: Leading scholars and policy advisors provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage of historical, contemporary, and theoretical issues of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, from WWI to the present.
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Index : p. 523-540.

Includes bibliographical references.

The fifth edition of the acclaimed The Middle East and the United States brings together scholars and diplomats from the Middle East, Europe, and North America to provide an objective, cross-cultural assessment of U.S. policy toward the Middle East. This new edition has been substantially revised and updated into the Obama administration to explore such topics as: the 2003 Iraq War and why the U.S. decided to invade; Islamist perceptions of U.S. involvement in the Middle East; and the relationships between the U.S. and Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Afghanistan. The Middle East and the United States also features five entirely new chapters discussing the superpowers and the Middle East throughout the Cold War; the Bush and Obama administrations and the Arab-Israeli conflict; contemporary U.S.-Syrian relations; the importance of ideology to US-Iranian relations under the last three administrations; and U.S. relations with Al Qaeda. A reorganization of the contributions in the fifth edition also places greater emphasis on current events. -- Back cover.

Leading scholars and policy advisors provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage of historical, contemporary, and theoretical issues of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, from WWI to the present.

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