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Annual review of U.S. Middle East policy

Harold H. Saunders

Annual review of U.S. Middle East policy

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Published by Dept. of State ; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle East,
  • Middle East -- Foreign relations -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarold H. Saunders
    SeriesNear East and South Asian series -- 87, Department of State publication ; 8949, Department of State publication -- 8949
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14939115M

    On November 4,Iranian students backed by the new regime took 63 Americans at the U. Thanks for a greateveryone — and get on those great books and great albums which might earn you an Aardvark Award of your own in ! Nationalists cited President Wilson's Fourteen Points Proposal for ending the war, which enshrined the principle of self-determination, in justifying their demands for self-representation. Although conflict arising from cultural, religious, and ideological factors has been the norm, real politik and interstate interests have also shaped the relationship between the two civilizations. Henceforth the security and survival of Israel became one of the pillars of U. In this sense terrorism has poisoned even more U.

    Export of Saudi oil to the U. As his title implies, Little is concerned not just with the political and strategic dimensions of that involvement but with its cultural and psychological underpinnings as well. The Soviet Union threatened an armed attack if it did. Far from welcoming Britain's periodic withdrawals, U. Kennedy increased economic aid for the region and worked to reduce the polarization between Soviet and American spheres. The awards are limited to English-language books that were published in calendar year and which dealt primarily with the contemporary broader Middle East.

    More than any other factor the Arab-Israeli conflict has colored Middle Eastern studies in a rather unfortunate way. His overthrow was the result of a coordinated action by the CIA and British intelligence services and led to the reimposition of the autocratic rule of the Shah. In andSecretary of State Henry Kissinger negotiated so-called disengagement agreements, first between Israel and Syria and then between Israel and Egypt, formally ending the hostilities begun in and returning some land Israel had seized from the two countries. The Muslim community in the U. Operation Restore Hope, involving 25, U.


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Annual review of U.S. Middle East policy book

Far from welcoming Britain's periodic withdrawals, U. After all, because much of the support to Israel is in the form of American military equipment, the American economy and American jobs are tied to a continually upgrading Israeli army.

First, the ground rules. In addition, spouses could opt out of the endless rounds of National Days and late-night dinners that were mandatory for diplomats wanting to be current on what was going on in the country where they served.

This is the backbone of the story, without the appealing details of crises they encountered, the awkward moments foreigners can't avoid, and the endless and very tiring need to be always on call as representatives of one's country overseas.

The most popular method of cultivating friends has been the funneling of American taxpayer money and military equipment to regional agents, who often brutally repressed internal opponents of their autocratic regimes.

This is best illustrated by the U. And so I shall. The loss of the Shah of Iran, a staunch American ally whose role was to police the Gulf region, was deeply felt in Washington.

In fact the U. Gause works as easily within the domestic politics of the Gulf States as he does at the level of regional jockeying for power and security. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE.

State Department proclamations that American interests lie in promoting the creation of democratic governments around the world, U. Washington sought to fill the resulting vacuum by lavishing military aid on the shah of Iran, an arrangement rationalized under the Nixon Doctrine ofwhich had encouraged America's allies to play a greater role in their own defense.

Za'im requested American funding or personnel, but it is not known whether this assistance was provided. While in the first half of the 20th century, U.

As a result, the Americans stepped up their military and economic aid to Iran. Roosevelt had in mind for to a British Ambassador in Persian oil In the Middle East, the U.

The policy practitioners, analysts, economists and academics appearing in our venues have provided a wide diversity of views on the region stretching from Morocco to Afghanistan and from Central Asia to Oman.

In fact, during much of the s and s the U. During the Clinton administration a number of U. Hers was a glorified servant's role in terms of what was expected of her as a diplomat's spouse.

Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin, U. All this is good for readers to see, including the different vision that motivated Foreign Service families in those years — they mostly joined because they loved to be in foreign countries, and went with the intention of learning about the people and countries where they were posted.

At that time, the United States had little interest in Middle East oil or in any political designs on the region. The book is written in a simple-to-read style, revealing a genuine human being who, although reflecting on the twists and turns in her life, never dwells negatively on her experiences or the people she meets.

His known desire to develop weapons of mass destruction is also a concern. William A. Lawson remarks, that by the mid, U.

Thus, it seems as if the region is worthy of study only against the background of violence and tension. Middle East specialists from the academia are rarely called upon to comment on major news events related to the region. How Can it be Achieved?

A member of the U.Dec 09,  · U.S. Foreign Policy September/October Capsule Review War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft Geoeconomics, the use of economic instruments to advance foreign policy goals, has long been a staple of great-power politics. Apr 08,  · In his new book, “America’s War for the Greater Middle East,” the historian and retired U.S.

Army colonel provides a critical review of American policy and military involvement in what he Author: Celeste Ward Gventer.

This essay has been adapted from a much longer chapter, “U.S. Imperial Strategy in the Middle East in the Early 21st Century,” in Gilbert Achcar’s new book, Eastern Cauldron: Islam, Afghanistan, Palestine and Iraq in a Marxist Mirror, available from Monthly Review Press.

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