1st Edition

The Middle East Military Balance 19931994

By Shlomo Gazit Copyright 1995
    584 Pages
    by Routledge

    594 Pages
    by Routledge

    This annual reference provides a statistical study of military trends in the Middle East and a collection of essays analyzing the details and strategic significance of events in the region. The Middle East Military Balance 1993-1994 covers 1993 as well as the first half of 1994, covering amongst other topics the ensuing revolutionary breakthrough in Israeli-PLO relations, with its main focal points--the August 1993 Oslo Declaration of Principles (DOP), and the May 1994 Cairo agreement.

    The peace process in 1993-94, Shlomo Gazit; the Iranian threat, Ephraim Karsh; the Clinton administration and the Middle East, Dore Gold; the armed dimension of the Intifada, Anat Kurz; terrorist activity from Lebanon and the threat to northern Israel, Maskit Burgin; the impact of technological developments on the strategic balance in the Middle East, Zeev Bonen; Israel's qualitative security edge in Arab eyes, Ariel Levite and Emily Landau; progress toward Middle East arms control, Shai Feldman; proliferation of non-conventional weapons in the Middle East, Yiftah Shapir; regional military forces, Zeev Eytan.