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1st Edition

The Middle East In Global Perspective

ISBN 9780367293888
Published June 4, 2019 by Routledge
359 Pages

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Book Description

Well before events in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe dramatized the rapidity with which a new political world is evolving and before the Gulf War sharpened the focus on the Middle East agenda, scholars and policymakers alike were searching for different concepts for addressing the intractable problems facing the Middle East. Even though the re

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments -- Introduction: The United States, the Middle East, and Our Changing World -- New Perspectives -- Foreign Policy Capacity in the Middle East -- Peace Process and Intercommunal Strife -- The Political Foundations of Policymaking -- Policymaking Within the Palestinian Polity -- The Domestic Foundations of Israeli Foreign Policy -- The Changing Role of Congress in U.S. Middle East Policy -- Military Force -- The Uses and Abuses of Military Power in the Middle East -- The Syrian Doctrine of Strategic Parity -- The Use of Military Force: An Israeli Analysis -- Economic Interdependence and Leverage -- The Politics and Limitations of Economic Leverage -- The Peace Process in a Changing World -- Notes on the U.S. Role in the Middle East -- Lebanon: The Disparity Between Ideal Commitments and Practical Implementation -- A Jordanian Perspective on the United States in the Middle East -- A Broader Peace Process for the Middle East

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