Middle East and the United States A Historical and Political Reassessment

ISBN-10: 0813343496

ISBN-13: 9780813343495

Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: David W. Lesch

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List price: $52.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 1/2/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Preface to the Fourth Edition
Note on the Text
From Idealism to Realism: Wilsonian Intent to Cold War Practice
The Ironic Legacy of the King-Crane Commission
The "Ambassador for the Arabs": The Locke Mission and the Unmaking of US Development Diplomacy in the Near East, 1952-1953
US Foreign Policy Toward Iran During the Mussadiq Era
The Mussadiq Era in Iran, 1951-1953: A Contemporary Diplomat's View
National Security Concerns in US Policy Toward Egypt, 1949-1956
The Perils of Ambiguity: The United States and the Baghdad Pact
The 1957 American-Syrian Crisis: Globalist Policy in a Regional Reality
US Policy and Military Intervention in the 1958 Lebanon Crisis
The United States and Nasserist Pan-Arabism
Arab-Israeli War and Peace
The 1967 Arab-Israeli War: US Acrions and Arab Perceptions
Flawed Strategies and Missed Signals: Crisis Bargaining Between the Superpowers, October 1973
The United States and Israel: The Nature of a Special Relationship
The US-PLO Relationship: From Dialogue to the White House Lawn
From Madrid and Oslo to Camp David: The United States and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1991-2001
The Bush Administration and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: The First Term and Beyond
Gulf Wars
The United States in the Persian Gulf: From Twin Pillars to Dual Containment
Closing the Distance: Kuwait and the United States in the Persian Gulf
US Input into Iraqi Decisionmaking, 1988-1990
From "Over the Horizon" to "Into the Backyard": The US-Saudi Relationship in the Gulf
The Iraq War of 2003: Why Did the United States Decide to Invade?
What Went Wrong in Iraq?
Retrospective and Reassessment
The Soviet Perception of the US Threat
The Push and Pull of Strategic Cooperation: The US Relationship with Turkey in the Middle East
The United States and Afghanistan: From Marginality to Global Concern
Is It Time for the United States to Give Up on Arab Liberals?
New US Policies for a New Middle East?
Islamist Perceptions of US Policy in the Middle East
Postscript: Americans and the Muslim World-First Encounters
About the Editor and Contributors
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