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A Sense Of Siege

The Geopolitics Of Islam And The West, 1st Edition

By Graham Fuller, Ian O Lesser


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?The clash of civilizations? has become a common phrase in discussions of U.S.?Middle East relations. This book explores the nature of the friction between the Muslim world and Western states, looking at legitimate perceptions and grievances on both sides involving historical, political, economic, cultural, psychological, and strategic elements.Arg

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Western Historical Perceptions of Islam and Their Geopolitical Legacy -- The Muslim Historical and Psychological Perception of the West -- Contemporary Dilemmas Posed to the West by the Islamic World -- Contemporary Dilemmas Posed to the Islamic World By the West -- The Religious Dimension -- Solidarity and Coexistence -- The Geopolitical Dimension -- The Strategic Dimension -- Conclusions

About the Authors

Graham E. Fuller is a senior political scientist at RAND. Ian O. Lesser is a member of the International Policy Department at RAND.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies