Oil, The Arab-israel Dispute, And The Industrial World: Horizons Of Crisis, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Oil, The Arab-israel Dispute, And The Industrial World

Horizons Of Crisis, 1st Edition

By J. C. Hurewitz


346 pages

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This book is the product of a multinational project, sponsored by the Middle East Institute of Columbia University in cooperation with the World Peace Foundation (Boston), the Atlantic Institute for International Affairs (Paris), and the Asia-Pacific Association of Japan (Tokyo). It focuses on the principal unresolved issues of the energy crisis, t

Table of Contents

Preface -- The Middle East and the Industrial World -- National Responses to the Energy Crisis -- US International Leadership -- Canada's Quest for Energy Autarky -- Western Europe: The Politics of Muddling Through -- Japan's Long-Term Vulnerabilities -- Access to Oil -- Changing National Perspectives on the Arab-Israel Dispute -- American Interest Groups after October 1973 -- Canada: Evenhanded Ambiguity -- The Strategy of Avoidance: Europe's Middle East Policies after the October War -- Japan's Tilting Neutrality -- Oil and Politics in the Middle East -- Petrodollars, Arms Trade, and the Pattern of Major Conflicts -- The Abiding Threat of War: Perspectives in Israel -- Patterns of Middle East Politics in the Coming Decade -- Future Challenge -- Mixing Oil and Money -- Resource Transfers to the Developing World -- Changing Financial Institutions in the Arab Oil States -- The International Energy Agency: The Political Context -- Japan's Energy-Security Dilemma -- Energy and Economic Growth -- The Pervasive Crisis

About the Author

Professor J. C. Hurewitz is the director of the Middle East Institute of Columbia University.

Subject Categories

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