1st Edition

The Politics Of Change In The Middle East

By Robert B Satloff Copyright 1993
    238 Pages
    by Routledge

    248 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book examines regime stability and political change in the heartland of the Middle East. It discusses the distribution of power within each regime of the Middle East; the sources of regime legitimacy; and the social, economic, and ideological trends influencing change in the region.

    Editor’s Note -- Introduction -- Stability and Change in Syria -- The Future of Ba‘thist Iraq: Power Structure, Challenges, and Prospects -- Iranian Politics Since the Gulf War -- The Nine Lives of Hashemite Jordan -- Regime Stability and Change in the Gulf: The Case of Saudi Arabia -- The PLO and the Palestinians: A Revolution Institutionalized -- Israel: Political Change in a Democratic State -- Egypt’s Political Order: Continuity and Challenges


    Robert B. Satloff is deputy director of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, a specialist on Arab and Islamic politics, and a professorial lecturer at The Johns Hopkins School for Advanced and International Studies. He is the author of <i>From Abdullah to Hussein: Jordan in Transition<i> (forthcoming, 1994) and <i>Troubles on the East Bank: Challenges to the Domestic Stability of Jordan<i> (1986).