This volume incorporates the talks delivered at a conference on 11 Arms Control and the New Middle East Security Environment, 11 held in Ginosar (Israel) in January 1992. The conference was organized within the framework of the Project on Security and Arms Control in the Middle East conducted by Tel Aviv University's Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies. Some 28 scholars from eight different countries, together with some 30 Israelis, took part in the conference deliberations.
Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction / Shai Feldman -- Part I -- Arms Races and War in the Middle East (2. Current Trends in Arms Sales in the Middle East / Anthony Cordesman 3. Military Lessons of the Gulf War-- Implications for Middle East Arms Control / Barry R. Posen) -- Part II -- Arab and Israeli Threat Perceptions (4. The Threat Perception of the Arab States / Ephraim.Kam 5. Evaluating the Threat to Israel in an Era of Change / Dore Gold) -- Part III The Prospects for Arms Control in the Middle East (6. Prospects for Middle East Arms Control in the Aftermath of the Gulf War / Ariel Levite 7. Military Spending and Economic Development in the Middle East / Patrick Clawson 8. Proliferation and Arms Control in the Middle East: A French Perspective / Christophe Carl.e) -- Part IV -- The Experience of Other Regimes (9. CFE as a Model for Arms Control in the Middle East / Jerome Paolini 10. The Architecture and Dynamics of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) / Wlodzimierz Konarski 11. The Strategic Situation and the Prospects for Confidence Building on the Indian Subcontinent / Shekhar Gupta) -- Part V -- US Non-Proliferation Policy (12. The Bush Administration's Arms Control Agenda for the Middle East / Geoffrey Kemp 13. International Defense Business and Restraint of Conventional Arms Transfers to the Middle East / William W. Keller 14. Controlling the Proliferation of Missiles / J. Lise Hartman 15. America's Non Proliferation Policy: A Congressional Perspective / Zachary S. Davis 16. The Nuclear Agenda: The Middle East in Global Perspective / Lewis A. Dunn 17. Concluding Remarks / Ariel Levite – Contributors.