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The superpowers and the challenge of peace in the Middle East

Stanley Foundation

The superpowers and the challenge of peace in the Middle East

by Stanley Foundation

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Published by The Stanley Foundation in Muscatine, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International Security,
  • Peace,
  • Foreign relations

  • Edition Notes

    Statementsponsored by The Stanley Foundation, April 4-7, 1990, convened at Wye Plantation, Queenstown, Maryland
    SeriesReport of a Vantage conference, Report of a Vantage conference
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26572043M

    Peace in the Middle East There will never be peace in the Middle East. The idea of peace in a certain region is a silly notion. What region has truly ever known peace? Allow me to rephrase my thesis: There will never be peace in the Middle East as long as western powers intervene into Arab affairs.   Again, the book is “The Pragmatic Superpower: Winning the Cold War in the Middle East,” by Ray Takeyh and Steve Simon. Congratulations, and thank you to you both. SIMON: Thank you.

    It is a cause for surprise that, with a stable of contributors including British, American and Israeli experts, this rather ambitious book has so little to say that is new. Most of it is standard exposition. The assessments of Soviet policy are generally sound, so far as the evidence allows us to judge, but those dealing with American policy seem more concerned with scoring points against. Conflicts in the Middle East between and Words | 8 Pages. the conflict in the middle east between was not purely fuelled by the interest and concerns of the superpowers but rather of a series of conflictual incidents, aswell as the main wars that took place from the years from such as the: War, The Six Day War of and the Yom Kippur war of

    This project seeks to investigate the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East. The focus will be on the international, regional and national power structures and conflict lines, with particular interest in the role of the great powers. The project will both investigate the general development in the. The League was the first permanent international security organization whose principal mission was to maintain world peace. At the urging of U.S. president Woodrow Wilson, the Covenant of the League of Nations was made an integral part of the peace treaties, and every signatory to a peace treaty had to accept this new world organization.


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The superpowers and the challenge of peace in the Middle East by Stanley Foundation Download PDF EPUB FB2

In many ways, "The Superpowers and the Middle East" complements Malcolm Kerr's "The Arab Cold War" (), stressing the external dimension where Kerr looks at the intra-Arab one. Gerges finds three main themes rising above the welter of his well-marshalled detail: First, superpowers had great difficulty controlling their Middle Eastern clients, leading to the odd sight of tails wagging by: Get this from a library.

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Immediately after its Soviet rival disappeared in –, the United States confidently asserted its unrivaled power in the Middle East by leading a coalition against Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in the first Gulf War, and in convening the Madrid Arab-Israeli Peace : Rashid Khalidi.

An analysis of relations between the superpowers and the Arab world between and - a critical period from which can be traced the origins of almost every important issue in the Middle East today/5(2).

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First Published eBook Published 14 January Pub. location London. Cited by: 2. In A Peace to End All Peace, David Fromkin reveals how and why the Allies drew lines on an empty map that remade the geography and politics of the Middle East.

Focusing on the formative years of towhen all seemed possible, he delivers in this sweeping and magisterial book the definitive account of this defining time, showing how the Reviews: The Cold War spawned its own vocabulary -- military containment, political rigidity, ideological competition.

But although at times there were superpower conflicts by proxy, mercifully that war stayed cold. The Middle East has been, as all of us know, a different matter. The failure of peace efforts in the Middle East was a major disappointment for the entire world, but its impact was mostly felt by the Palestinian and the Israeli people.

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Cultural, political, economic and environmental tensions in the Middle East represent an ongoing challenge to superpowers and emerging powers due to complex geopolitical relations combined with the supply of vital energy resources.

The Superpowers and the Middle East: Regional and International Politics, By Fawaz A. Gerges. pp, Westview Press, Purchase. This is an excellent first book by a young Lebanese scholar. He brings analytical sophistication and detailed knowledge of a wide variety of sources to bear on a crucial period when the Cold War was being fought out in the Middle East.

The Middle East has, for the past six years, been exposed to an unprecedented level of intra-state violence, political turmoil and economic uncertainty. The very foundations of the nation state in Syria, Libya and Yemen remain under threat and Arab states continue to be fundamentally divided over the crises and problems facing the region.

Book Description. Specialists from Israel, Europe and the US examine the implications of peace for Israel. How would it affect the country's political and economic systems and its national security, and what would peace mean for its regional and international standing and its relations with world Jewry.

Great Power Competition vs. Inattention. The Cold War was an era of rivalry between the Soviet Union and United States, but the focus of their competition was in Europe and the Pacific Rim.

Both great powers had interests in the Middle East, but mostly kept their militaries out of the region. This thin little book is a concise and understandable overview of the conflicts in the middle east from the decline of the Ottoman phase at the end of World War I towhen this book was written.

I understand so much more about the struggles of the area as well as the conflicts between the states and am not at all surprised that we are now /5(18).

Despite the title, his topic is less the Middle East than it is the Arabic-speaking countries of that region: Turkey, Israel, and Iran enter on his state only as external forces. In many ways, The Superpowers and the Middle East complements Malcolm Kerr's The Arab Cold War (), stressing the external dimension where Kerr looks at the intra.

The international relations of the Middle East have long been dominated by uncertainty and conflict. External intervention, interstate war, political upheaval and interethnic violence are compounded by the vagaries of oil prices and the claims of military, nationalist and religious movements.

Read this book on Questia. Proceeding from the premise that preoccupation with the Cold War rivalry prevented both superpowers from adequately assessing the situation on the ground in the Middle East, Taylor analyzes the efforts made by the U.S.

and the Soviet Union to gain political ascendancy in the area since   The relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran have been conditioned by many factors, from the religious divide between Shia and Sunni interpretations of Islam to the regional role played by external forces, such as the US.

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WAR AND PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST. A Concise History. Avi Shlaim. Penguin Books,pp. Shlaim is an Oxford professor of international relations. He paints a political history of the Middle East since World War I. In particular he describes how the various powers inside and outside the region have failed to produce peace.vi Conflict and Diplomacy in the Middle East Contents INTRODUCTION Yannis A.

Stivachtis 1 1. GLOBALISM, REGIONALISM AND THE MIDDLE EAST Ayşegül Sever 16 2. THE CHALLENGES TO MIDDLE EASTERN INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY: A STUDY IN DISORDER Onur Erpul 32 3. UNITED STATES FOREIGN POLICY IN THE MIDDLE EAST AFTER THE COLD WAR Jonathan Cristol 48 4.peace in the Middle East.

I. The Religious and Political Significance of the Middle East The complexity and challenge of the Middle East are related to its unique blend of religious and political history. Because it is the birth-place of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, the region engages the interests, the.