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The Origins of the American-Israeli Alliance
The Jordanian Factor





ISBN 9780415576802
Published December 22, 2009 by Routledge
128 Pages

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Book Description

This book demonstrates that the origins of the US-Israeli alliance lay in the former's concern over Egyptian influence in Jordan, contrasting with the widely-held view of the significance of the Six Day War.

The American-Israeli Alliance will be of great interest to students of Middle East studies, history, and politics.

Table of Contents

1. The Origins of the American-Israeli Alliance: A New Perspective  2. The Road to the July 1958 Jordanian Crisis  3. The July 1958 Jordanian Crisis and its Ramifications  4. The April 1963 Jordanian Crisis and its Ramifications  5. Epilogue

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Biography

Abraham Ben-Zvi is Professor Emeritus at Tel-Aviv University, who is teaching in the Department of International Relations at the University of Haifa. Between 2004 and 2006, he was the Goldman Visiting Professor in the Department of Government at Georgetown University.