eBook Modern Conflict in the Greater Middle East: A Country-by-Country Guide, 1st Edition

  • Spencer C. Tucker Texas Christian University
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  • ISBN-10: 1440843619
  • ISBN-13: 9781440843617
  • DDC: 956.0423
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 440 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

This reference work covers the history of Middle East nations, addressing military, political, diplomatic, and ideological trends in each respective country and enabling readers to better understand the factors behind the crises shaping the Middle East today.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Preface.
Introduction.
Countries.
1: Afghanistan.
2: Algeria.
3: Bahrain.
4: Cyprus.
5: Egypt.
6: Iran.
7: Iraq.
8: Israel.
9: Jordan.
10: Kuwait.
11: Lebanon.
12: Libya.
13: Morocco.
14: Oman.
15: Pakistan.
16: Qatar.
17: Saudi Arabia.
18: Syria.
19: Tunisia.
20: Turkey.
21: United Arab Emirates.
22: Yemen.
Primary Documents.
23: Declaration of the First Zionist Congress, Basel, Switzerland, August 1897.
24: The Sykes-Picot Agreement: Sir Edward Grey to Paul Cambon, May 15–16, 1916.
25: The Balfour Declaration: British Foreign Secretary Arthur J. Balfour to Lord Rothschild, November 2, 1917.
26: United Nations Security Council, Resolution Adopted at Its 30th Meeting, April 4, 1946.
27: U.S. Recognition of Israel, May 14, 1948.
28: Egyptian Law Nationalizing the Suez Canal Company [Excerpt], July 26, 1956.
29: Abba Eban, Knesset Statement [Excerpt], May 13, 1969.
30: United Nations Security Council Resolution 338, October 22, 1973.
31: Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty, March 26, 1979.
32: U.S. Department of State, Statement on Afghanistan, December 26, 1979.
33: Department of State, Daily Press Briefing on U.S. Policy toward the Iran-Iraq War and toward Exports to Iraq, May 14, 1982.
34: Israel’s Assumptions with Regard to the Baker Peace Plan, November 5, 1989.
35: President George H. W. Bush, Announcement of the Deployment of U.S. Armed Forces to Saudi Arabia for Operation Desert Shield, August 8, 1990 [Excerpt].
36: President George H. W. Bush, “The New World Order,” Address before a Joint Session of Congress on the Cessation of the Persian Gulf Conflict, March 6, 1991 [Excerpts].
37: Brent Scowcroft, “Don’t Attack Saddam,” August 15, 2002.
38: President George W. Bush, Address to the Nation on Iraq, March 17, 2003.
39: White House Press Statement on Lifting of Sanctions on Libya, September 20, 2004.
40: President Obama on Military Operations against ISIS, September 10, 2014.
Contributors.
Index.
About the Editor.