Contemporary Middle East A Westview Reader

ISBN-10: 0813348390

ISBN-13: 9780813348391

Edition: 3rd 2012

Authors: Karl Yambert

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List price: $61.50
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 11/27/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Preface to the Third Edition
A Note on Editorial Matters
Summary of Recent Events, 2011-2012
History and Perspectives
The Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East
The Roots of Arab Bitterness
Islamist Perceptions of US Policy in the Middle East
Global Energy and the Middle East
New US Policies for a New Middle East?
Cairo Speech
Israel and the Palestinians
Israel and the Arabs, and Beyond
The United States and Israel
The Palestinians
Sharon's Fence
Whither the Palestinians?
Ethnicity and Nation-Building in the State of Israel
Syria's Threat to Israel
The Iranian Nuclear Threat Against Israel
Iraq and Iran
Pashtunistan: Afghanistan, Pakistan-and Iraq
The Land and People of Modern Iraq
Impacts of the Iraq War
Americas Troubled Moment in the Middle East
Maliki Consolidates Power in Post-Saddam Iraq
The Iranian Revolution and Its Consequences
Islamic Republic of Iran: Political Dynamics and Foreign Policy
Iran's Regional Foreign Policy
Iran, Israel, and the United States
The Iranian Predicament
The Islamists
Islamists and Democracy: The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood
Talking to Terrorists: Hamas and Hezbollah
The Arab Spring
The Arab Spring, 2011
Egypt: Mubarak and After
Bashar al-Asad, Syria, and the Arab Spring
The Arab World at the Intersection of the National and the Transnational
Looking Forward
The Contemporary Middle East: Some Questions, Some Answers
Select Bibliography
Notable Persons
Chronology Since World War I
The Middle East
Middle East languages
Middle East religions
Present extent of Islam
The Sykes-Picot Agreement, 1916
The Middle Eastern mandates, 1924
United Nations plan for partitioning Palestine, 1947
Ethnoreligious groups in Iraq
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