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The other Arab-Israeli conflict : making America's Middle East policy, from Truman to Reagan / Steven L. Spiegel.

Author/Creator:
Spiegel, Steven L.
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1985.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 522 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Middle Eastern studies (Chicago, Ill.) ; monograph 1.
Middle Eastern studies ; monograph 1
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Subjects:
Middle East -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle East.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989.
Arab-Israeli conflict.
Diplomatic relations.
Middle East.
United States.
Childrens subjects:
Arab-Israeli conflict.
Local subjects:
United States -- Foreign relations -- Near East. (search)
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-. (search)
Summary:
Discusses the history of and analyzes the factors shaping American policies in the Middle East.
Contents:
The process of American Middle East policy making
Truman: Palestine of the periphery
Eisenhower: The failed search for a coherent containment policy
Kennedy: The issue on ice
Johnson: An unwanted diversion from Vietnam
Nixon: The State Department and the National Security Council in conflict
Nixon and Ford: The Kissinger shuttle at center stage
Carter: Pursuing a lasting peace
Stars and ideas: The key to U.S. policy formation
Postscript: Reagan - the first three years.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
National Jewish Book Awards - Israel, Winner, 1986
ISBN:
0226769615
9780226769615
0226769623
9780226769622
OCLC:
11211328