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

Publ Info Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, A Member of the Perseus Books Group, 2012
Edition Fifth edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  DS63.2.U5 M43 2012    DUE 09-10-14
Descript xiii, 540 pages : map ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The ironic legacy of the King-Crane Commission / James Gelvin -- The "Ambassador for the Arabs" : the Locke mission and the unmaking of US development diplomacy in the Near East, 1952-1953 / Paul W.T. Kingston -- US foreign policy toward Iran during the Mussadiq Era / Mark Gasiorowski -- The Mussadiq Era in Iran, 1951-1953: a contemporary diplomat's view / Sir Sam Falle -- National security concerns in US policy toward Egypt, 1949-1956 / Peter Hahn -- The perils of ambiguity: the United States and the Baghdad Pact / Elie Podeh -- The 1957 American-Syrian crisis: globalist policy in a regional reality / David W. Lesch -- The United States and Nasserist Pan-Arabism / Malik Mufti -- The Soviet perception of the US threat / Georgiy Mirsky -- The Superpowers and the Cold War in the Middle East / Rashid Khalidi -- The 1967 Arab-Israeli War: US actions and Arab perceptions / Fawaz A. Gerges -- Flawed strategies and missed signals: crisis bargaining between the Superpowers, October 1973 / Janice Gross Stein -- The United States and Israel: the nature of a special relationship / Bernard Reich and Shannon Powers -- From Madrid and Oslo to Camp David: the United States and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1991-2001 / Jeremy Pressman -- George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict / Robert O. Freedman -- Fight or talk: US-Syrian relations since 2000 / David W. Lesch -- Americans and the Muslim world: first encounters / Robert J. Allison -- The United States in the Persian Gulf: from twin pillars to dual containment / Gary Sick -- From "over the horizon" to "into the backyard": The US-Saudi relationship in the Gulf / F. Gregory Gause III -- The Iraq War of 2003: why did the United States decide to invade? / Steve A. Yetiv -- What went wrong in Iraq? / Ali R. Abootalebi -- The push and pull of strategic cooperation: the US relationship with Turkey in the Middle East / Henri J. Barkey -- The United States and Afghanistan: from marginality to strategic concern / Marvin G. Weinbaum -- Ideology and Iran's American policies, 1997-2008 / Mark L. Haas -- Is it time for the United States to give up on Arab liberals? / Jon B. Alterman -- Islamist perceptions of US policy in the Middle East / Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad -- US relations with al-Qa'ida / Heather S. Gregg -- New US policies for a new Middle East? / William B. Quandt
LC subject Middle East -- Foreign relations -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle East
Add Author Lesch, David W
Haas, Mark L
ISBN 9780813345291 (pbk : alk. paper)
0813345294 (pbk : alk. paper)
9780813345307 (e-bk.)
0813345308 (e-bk.)