After the storm : the changing military balance in the Middle East / Anthony H. Cordesman.

Cordesman, Anthony H., author.
London : Bloomsbury, 2016.
History and Politics in the 20th Century: Bloomsbury Academic
Bloomsbury Academic collections. History and politics in the 20th century : postcolonialism
1 online resource (834 p.)
Middle East -- Armed Forces.
Electronic books.
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Tables and Maps; List of Acronyms; 1 Weighing the Military Balance in the Middle East; The Casualty Effect,; The Burden of Military Expenditures,; Trends in Military Manpower,; Equipment Numbers: The Issue of Quantity,; Qualitative Factors Affecting the Middle Eastern Military Balance,; Force Quality and Continuing Weaknesses in Middle Eastern Forces,; Scenario and Contingency Analysis in Middle Eastern Forces,; Notes; 2 Arms Transfers to the Middle East; The Problem of Data,; Total Regional Arms Transfers Through 1990,
The Total Flow of Arms to Individual Middle Eastern Countries,The Role of Arms Suppliers,; Arms Costs Versus Flows of Weapons,; Supplier Relationships with Individual Middle Eastern States,; The Role of Military Advisors,; Economic and Political Forces Driving Arms Sales,; Notes; 3 Trends in the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction; Current Acquisition Efforts in the Middle East,; The Impact of Long Range Missile Systems,; The Impact of Chemical Weapons,; The Impact of Biological Weapons,; The Impact of Nuclear Weapons,; The Technology and Practice of Proliferation,; Notes
4 Trends in the Military Balance and Arms Sales in North AfricaThe Arms Buildup in the Maghreb,; Patterns in Arms Imports and Military Advisory Efforts,; Mauritania,; Morocco,; Algeria,; Libya,; Tunisia,; The Military Tragedy in the Maghreb,; Notes; 5 Trends in the Military Balance and Arms Sales in the Arab-Israeli Confrontation States; The Historical Trends in Military Forces,; The Economic, Demographic, and Military Forces Affecting the Arab-Israeli Balance,; Israel,; Syria,; Jordan,; Lebanon,; Palestinian Forces,; Egypt,; Current Prospects for the Arab-Israeli Arms Race,; Notes
6 Trends in the Military Balance and Arms Sales in the Northern Gulf StatesThe Dynamics of the Military Balance in the Gulf Area,; The Impact of Iran and Iraq on the Regional Military Balance,; Iran,; Iraq,; Dealing with the Strategic Challenge from Iran and Iraq,; Notes; 7 Trends in the Military Balance and Arms Sales in the Southern Gulf States; Military Forces, Strategic Needs, and Vulnerabilities,; The Gulf Cooperation Council and Efforts at Collective Security,; Saudi Arabia,; Kuwait,; Bahrain,; Qatar,; UAE,; Oman,; The Southern Gulf States: The Problem May Be the Solution,; Notes
8 Trends in the Military Balance and Arms Sales in the Red Sea and the HornThe Military Trends in the Red Sea Area,; Yemen,; Sudan,; Ethiopia,; Djibouti,; Somalia,; The Problem of the Red Sea and the Horn,; Notes; 9 Strategic Interests, Arms Control, and Regional Stability: Conflict or Synergy?; The Problem of Peace Negotiations,; The Problem of Arms Control,; The Problem of Military Buildups,; The Rule of Law and the Illusion of Democracy,; The Question of Hope,; Appendix: Sources and Methods; Security Problems of the Middle East and Southwest Asia: A Selected Annotated Bibliography
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