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The Middle East and the United States : history, politics, and ideologies / edited by David W. Lesch, Mark L. Haas.

Publication:
Boulder, CO : Westview Press, 2014.
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562 p. ; 23 cm.
Edition:
5th ed. ; updated 2013 ed.
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Subjects:
United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle East.
Middle East -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government.
Contents:
pt. 1. From idealism to realism : Wilsonian intent to Cold War practice. The ironic legacy of the King-Crane Commission / James Gelvin
The "ambassador for the Arabs" : the Locke mission and the unmaking of US development diplomacy in the Near East, 1952-1953 / Paul W.T. Kingston
US foreign policy toward Iran during the Massadiq era / Mark Gasiorowski
The Mussadiq era in Iran, 1951-1953 : a contemporary diplomat's view / Sam Falle
National security concerns in US policy toward Egypt, 1949-1956 / Peter Hahn
The perils of ambiguity : the United States and the Baghdad Pact / Elie Podeh
The 1957 American-Syrian crisis : globalist policy in a regional reality / David W. Lesch
The United States and Nasserist pan-Arabism / Malik Mufti
The Soviet perception of the US threat / Georgiy Mirsky
The superpowers and the Cold War in the Middle East / Rashid Khalidi
pt. 2. Arab-Israeli war and peace. The 1967 Arab-Israeli War : US actions and Arab perceptions / Fawaz A. Gerges
Flawed strategies and missed signals : crisis bargaining between the superpowers, October 1973 / Janice Gross Stein
The United States and Israel : the nature of a special relationship / Bernard Reich and Shannon Powers
From Madrid and Oslo to Camp David : the United States and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1991-2001 / Jeremy Pressman
George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict / Robert O. Freedman
pt. 3. Allies and enemies in the Gulf and beyond. Americans and the Muslim world : first encounters / Robert J. Allison
The United States in the Persian Gulf : from twin pillars to dual containment / Gary Sick
From "over the horizon" to "into the backyard" : The US-Saudi relationship in the Gulf / F. Gregory Gause, III
The Iraq War of 2003 : why did the United States decide to invade? / Steve A. Yetiv
What went wrong in Iraq? / Ali R. Abootalebi
The push an pull of strategic cooperation : the US relationship with Turkey in the Middle East / Henri J. Barkey
The United States and Afghanistan : from marginality to strategic concern / Marvin G. Weinbaum
Ideology and Iran's American policies, 1997-2008 / Mark L. Haas
Is it time for the United States to give up on Arab liberals? / Jon B. Alterman
Islamist perceptions of US policy in the Middle East / Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad
US relations with al-Qa'ida / Heather S. Gregg
New US policies for a new Middle East? / William B. Quandt
The United States and the Arab Spring : threats and opportunities in a revolutionary era / Mark L. Haas.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Lesch, David W.
Haas, Mark L.
ISBN:
9780813349145
0813349141
OCLC:
834432867