Published January 2005
by Not Avail .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||123|
The effect on the Middle East of dramatic changes in the Soviet bloc and the international political balance can be symbolized by an aphorism: in the s it seemed plausible that the Soviet Union might invade a disintegrating Iran; in the s it seems conceivable that Iran might take over defecting portions of a crumbling : Barry Rubin. "The Iraq Effect offers a comprehensive and nuanced assessment of how the toppling of Saddam Hussein and the civil strife that followed are reshaping the greater Middle East. The authors capture the diplomatic, political, and economic dimensions of the region today and offer valuable lessons for U.S Cited by: 7. Reshaping Rogue States seeks to improve our understanding of Iran, Iraq, and North Korea as well as of current and future policy options to combat the threats these nations pose. The book's comprehensive analysis of preemption and regime change debates the circumstances under which each policy might be justified or legal under international law. Iraq in U.S. foreign policy: hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, Octo Other Title Iraq in US foreign policy Contributor Names United States.
The contributors, all specialists in Middle East or foreign policy, address such crucial issues as the relationship between the Saudi royal family and Al Quaeda, Syria's waning influence over Hizbollah, media coverage of the war in Iraq, a new U.S. strategy for dealing with Iran, Afghanistan's opium industry, and the effectiveness of U.S. multi. Retired army colonel and New York Times bestselling author Andrew J. Bacevich provides a searing reassessment of U.S. military policy in the Middle East over the past four decades. From the end of World War II until , virtually no American soldiers were killed /5. Amanda Kozlowski is associate editor of The Washington Quarterly. Alexander T. J. Lennon is editor in chief of The Washington Quarterly, the journal of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). He is the editor of The Epicenter of Crisis: The New Middle East (MIT Press, ) and other Washington Quarterly Readers.5/5(1). Bolton’s Radical Reshaping Plan for Mideast Included “Mind Boggling” Strikes on Iran, Syria, and Iraq By Whitney Webb | Mint Press News | Janu WASHINGTON — In , less than a year before he became national security advisor, John Bolton promised a gathering of the Mujahedeen Khalq (MEK) that. The declared policy of the United States should be the overthrow of .
The United States and the Persian Gulf: reshaping security strategy for the post-containment era / edited by Richard D. Sokolsky. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 1–––5 1. Middle East—Relations—United States. 2. United States—Relations—Middle East. 3. War on Terrorism, – 4. . Last March, in , I published my latest book The Lost Spring: US Policy in the Middle East and Catastrophes to Avoid in which I urged the U.S. administration to change course in its counterterrorism and Middle East policies in order to avoid forthcoming catastrophes. Many who oppose the war on Iraq believe that U.S. support for Israel is a separate question. Israel and the Clash of Civilizations by Jonathan Cook, an independent journalist based in Nazareth, is an important contribution to the debate on Israel’s role in furthering the U.S. imperial project.. Cook unearths the dense web of cooperation between the United States and Israel on every level. The next U.S. President will inherit some substantial tactical gains against ISIS, but those gains will probably be eclipsed by major shortcomings in the United States’s anti-ISIS strategy in Syria. This is problematic: ISIS in Syria and Iraq is one and the same organization. ISIS entered Syria from Iraq and made that border irrelevant.