The Middle East

The Middle East

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This textbook provides an overview of Middle East politics and history as viewed from the perspective of US foreign policy makers. It presents chapters summarizing basic facts about Islam, the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Persian Gulf wars and their consequences, oil and gas economics and politics, and US policy. It also contains profiles of Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, the Palestinian Authority, the Persian Gulf states, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen that provide capsule histories and brief discussions of current political issues. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2007
Edition: 11th ed
ISBN: 0872893693 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780872893696 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0872893685 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780872893689 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 956.05 MID 2007
Characteristics: xix, 663 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.5
Additional Contributors: Congressional Quarterly, inc

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