This book focuses on the principal unresolved issues of the energy crisis, the Arab-Israel dispute, and their tangled effects that feed back to and feed upon relations with the North Atlantic countries and Japan.
Table of Contents
1. The Middle East and the Industrial World Part I: National Responses to the Energy Crisis 2. US International Leadership 3. Canada's Quest for Energy Autarky 4. Western Europe: The Politics of Muddling through 5. Japan's Long-Term Vulnerabilities 6. Access to Oil Part II: Changing National Perspectives on the Arab-Israel Dispute 7. American Interest Groups after October 1973 8. Canada: Evenhanded Ambiguity 9. The Strategy of Avoidance: Europe's Middle East Policies after the October War 10. Japan's Tilting Neutrality Part III: Oil and Politics in the Middle East 11. Petrodollars, Arms Trade, and the Pattern of Major Conflicts 12. The Abiding Threat of War: Perspectives in Israel 13. Patterns of Middle East Politics in the Coming Decade Part IV: Future Challenge 14. Mixing Oil and Money 15. Resource Transfers to the Developing World 16. Changing Financial Institutions in the Arab Oil States 17. The International Energy Agency: The Political Context 18. Japan's Energy-Security Dilemma 19. Energy and Economic Growth 20. The Pervasive Crisis