Western Strategic Interests in Saudi Arabia Pbdirect: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Western Strategic Interests in Saudi Arabia Pbdirect

1st Edition

By Anthony H. Cordesman


306 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9781138846760
pub: 2016-09-28
SAVE ~$10.19
Hardback: 9781138846395
pub: 2015-02-09
SAVE ~$34.00

FREE Standard Shipping!


This book analyses the interrelations between Western and Saudi strategic concerns and argues that pressure from the Israeli lobby within US domestic politics must not be allowed to interfere within the proper provisioning of the Saudi armed forces, especially the air force.

Table of Contents

1. Overview 2. Western Strategic Interests in Saudi Arabia 3. Saudi Arabia and Western Power Projection Capabilities 4. Regional Threats and the Military Build-up in the Gulf 5. The Development of Saudi Forces 6. The Pivotal Role of the Saudi Air Force 7. The Saudi Arms Sale Crisis of 1985-1986 8. Key Issues Affecting Western and Saudi Relations 9. The Future of Western and Saudi Strategic Relations

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies