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Perilous Prospects
The Peace Process And The Arab-israeli Military Balance

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ISBN 9780813330747
Published May 31, 1996 by Routledge
336 Pages

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Book Description

In this book, the author supplies the first account of the military and security concerns arising out of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and the recent assassination of Prime Minister Rabin, considering a number of possible futures for the region and their effects on the peace process.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Military Expenditures and Arms Sales -- Quantitative Comparisons: Comparing Military Forces by Country -- The Impact of Qualitative Factors and the “Revolution in Military Affairs” -- Possible War Fighting Outcomes: A Dynamic Net Assessment -- Case One: the Peace Process Fails and a New “Intifada” Takes Place -- Case Two: a Syrian Grab for the Golan -- Case three: the Collapse of the peace Process and Conflict Between Israel and Jordan -- Case Four: A Jordanian-Syrian Alliance—the Eastern Front -- Case Five: Islamic Upheaval—Egyptian Crisis with Israel -- Case Six: A Broad Islamic Upheaval—Egypt, Jordan, and Syria are Joined by Other Arab States -- Case Seven: Libyan, Iranian, and Iraqi Conventional Forces -- Case Eight: Deterrence Fails—A Major use of Weapons of Mass Destruction -- Analytic and Policy Implications -- Sources and Methods -- About the Book and Author

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