Middle East Contemporary Survey is an annual record and analysis of political, economic, military, and international developments in the Middle East. Designed to be an up-to-date reference, it examines the rapidly changing Middle Eastern scene in all its complexity.
Part One: Current Issues The Middle East in Perspective 1. The Middle East in 1986 The Middle East and World Affairs 2. The United States and the Middle East in 1986 3. The Soviet Union and the Middle East in 1986 Arab-Israeli Relations 4. The Middle East Peace Process in 1986 5. Armed Operations Intra-Regional and Muslim Affairs 6. Inter-Arab Relations 7. The Export of Islam 8. The Iraqi-Iranian War Palestinian Issues 9. The Palestine Liberation Organization 10. The West Bank and the Gaza Strip Middle East Economic Issues 11. Middle East Oil Developments 1986 12. The Middle East "Oil Decade" in Perspective Part Two: Country-By-Country Survey 13. Middle East Countries: Basic Data; Currencies 14. The Arab Republic of Egypt 15. The Gulf States 16. Bahrain 17. Kuwait 18. Oman 19. Qatar 20. The United Arab Emirates 21. Iran 22. Iraq 23. Israel 24. Jordan 25. Lebanon 26. Libya 27. The People's Democratic Republic of Yemen 28. The Saudi Arabian Kingdom 29. The Republic of Sudan 30. The Syrian Arab Republic 31. Turkey 32. The Yemeni Arab Republic