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The Middle East and the United States : a historical and political reassessment

edited by David W. Lesch.
  • Boulder, Colo. : Westview, ©2007.
  • 4th ed.
  • xv, 567 pages : map ; 23 cm.
  • From idealism to realism, Wilsonian intent to Cold War practice.
  • The ironic legacy of the King-Crane Commission / James Gelvin
  • The "Ambassador for the Arabs": the Locke Mission and the unmaking of U.S. development diplomacy in the Near East, 1952-1953 / Paul W.T. Kingston
  • U.S. 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 U.S. 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
  • U.S. policy and military intervention in the 1958 Lebanon Crisis / Erika Alin
  • The United States and Nasserist Pan-Arabism / Malik Mufti. Part Two. Arab-Israeli war and peace
  • The 1967 Arab-Israeli War: U.S. 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
  • The U.S.-PLO relationship: from dialogue to the White House lawn / JoAnn A. DiGeorgio-Lutz
  • From Madrid and Oslo to Camp David: The United States and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1991-2001 / Jeremy Pressman
  • The Bush Administration and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: the first term and beyond / Robert O. Freedman. Part three. Gulf wars
  • The United States in the Persian Gulf: from twin pillars to dual containment / Gary Sick
  • Closing the distance: Kuwait and the United States in the Gulf toward the Gulf / Shafeeq N. Ghabra
  • U.S. input into Iraqi decision-making, 1988-1990 / Amatzia Baram
  • From "over the horizon" to "into the backyard": the U.S.- Saudi relationship and the Gulf War / 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. Part Four. Retrospective and reassessment
  • The Soviet perception of the U.S. threat / Georgiy Mirsky
  • The push and pull of strategic cooperation: the U.S. relationship with Turkey in the Middle East / Henri J. Barkey
  • The United States and Afghanistan: from marginality to global concern / Marvin G. Weinbaum
  • Is it time for the United States to give up on Arab liberals / Jon B. Alterman
  • New U.S. policies for a new Middle East / William B. Quandt
  • Islamist perceptions of U.S. policy in the Middle East / Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad
  • Postscript: Americans and the Muslim world first encounters / Robert J. Allison
  • About the editor and contributors
  • Index.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • 0813343496 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780813343495 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2006022860
  • OCLC: 70630407
  • OCLC: 70630407