America's challenges in the greater Middle East : the Obama Administration's policies / edited by Shahram Akbarzadeh.

Contributor(s): Akbarzadeh, ShahramMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2011Edition: 1st edDescription: vi, 276 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 9780230112773 (hardback); 0230112773 (hardback)Subject(s): Middle East -- Foreign relations -- United States | United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle EastLOC classification: DS63.2.U5 | A823 2011
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Iraq / Judith Yaphe -- Iran / Shahram Akbarzadeh -- Saudi Arabia / Tom Lippman -- Gulf sheikhdoms / Christian Koch -- Pakistan / Touqir Hussain -- Afghanistan / William Maley -- Somalia / Kenneth John Menkhaus -- Egypt / Michele Dunne -- Israeli-Palestinian dispute / Beverley Milton-Edwards -- Central Asia / Martha Brill Olcott -- Maghreb / Yahia Zoubir.
Summary: "The Middle East has been the centerpiece of American foreign policy for decades. As President Barack Obama faces continuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the nuclear debate in Iran and the ever-present Israeli-Palestinian conflict the future of this region is once again firmly in the international spotlight. America's Challenges in the Greater Middle East charts U.S. policy towards key Middle Eastern states and evaluates the impact of the current Administration's policies. This edited volume brings together scholarly opinion from a diverse range of world-recognized experts and is the definitive text on the Obama Administration's engagement with this volatile, yet politically vital, part of the world"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: Iraq / Judith Yaphe -- Iran / Shahram Akbarzadeh -- Saudi Arabia / Tom Lippman -- Gulf sheikhdoms / Christian Koch -- Pakistan / Touqir Hussain -- Afghanistan / William Maley -- Somalia / Kenneth John Menkhaus -- Egypt / Michele Dunne -- Israeli-Palestinian dispute / Beverley Milton-Edwards -- Central Asia / Martha Brill Olcott -- Maghreb / Yahia Zoubir.

"The Middle East has been the centerpiece of American foreign policy for decades. As President Barack Obama faces continuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the nuclear debate in Iran and the ever-present Israeli-Palestinian conflict the future of this region is once again firmly in the international spotlight. America's Challenges in the Greater Middle East charts U.S. policy towards key Middle Eastern states and evaluates the impact of the current Administration's policies. This edited volume brings together scholarly opinion from a diverse range of world-recognized experts and is the definitive text on the Obama Administration's engagement with this volatile, yet politically vital, part of the world"--Provided by publisher.

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