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Armed Forces in the Middle East Politics and Strategy

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ISBN-10: 0714682454

ISBN-13: 9780714682457

Edition: 2002

Authors: Thomas A. Keaney, Barry A. Rubin

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This book examines the Middle East's leading armed forces and their role in both military and political affairs. It considers their missions, doctrine, training, equipment and effectiveness as fighting forces.
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 1/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

David Miller is Official Fellow and Professor of Political Theory at the University of Oxford.

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