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The United States and the Middle East

The United States and the Middle East

1914 to 9/11 (The Great Courses(SM) by The Teaching Company(R))

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ISBN 101565856708
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United States foreign policy in the Middle East has its roots as early as the Barbary Wars in the first years of the U.S.'s existence, but became much more expansive after World War an policy during the Cold War tried to prevent Soviet Union influence by supporting anti-communist regimes and backing Israel against Soviet-sponsored Arab countries. Bard in his book The Arab Lobby: The Invisible Alliance That Undermines America's Interests in the Middle East, states that the approach has not changed since the days of King Saud; the basic message, according to Bard, is that the Saudis and other Arab States of the Persian Gulf have the oil and will supply it to America and its allies on the.

Title The United States & the Middle East: The Future of a Complex Relationship Summary Lisa Anderson moderated a seminar with David Ignatius of the Washington Post, Texas A&M professor Gregory Gause, George Washington University professor Michael N. Barnett and Princeton University professor Amaney Jamal and the past and future of U.S. involvement in Middle East politics. The United States and Afghanistan: from marginality to global concern / Marvin G. Weinbaum Is it time for the United States to give up on Arab liberals / Jon B. Alterman New U.S. policies for a new Middle East / William B. Quandt.

This course examines relations between the United States and the Middle East from the 18th century until today. Books: Steve Coll, Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to Septem The United States and the Middle East evaluates the roots and consequences of post-World War II diplomatic and military initiatives, including the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Palestinian question, United States relations with Iran following the Iranian revolution, Irangate, the reflagging of Kuwaiti tankers, and the war led by the United States.


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Seth Tillman's 'The US in the Middle East' is practically one of the most important works on the subject in the entire literature, yet it is almost completely ignored today. Tillman breaks down the PLO's moves towards accepting a political settlement with Israel along the lines of UN Resolution and pairs it with Israel's refusal to by: The Middle East and the United States: History, Politics, and Ideologies 6th Edition by David W.

Lesch (Author, Editor), Mark L. Haas (Editor)Format: Hardcover. The fourth edition of the acclaimed The Middle East and the United States brings together scholars and diplomats from the Middle East, Europe, and North America to provide an objective, cross-cultural assessment of US policy toward the Middle East.

The new edition has been thoroughly and thoughtfully reorganized, revised, and updated to include five new chapters on topics such as the war in Iraq and its aftermath, the US promotion /5(2). Shifting Sands: The United States in the Middle East Hardcover – Febru by Professor Joel Migdal (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings.

See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: 9. Power, Faith, and Fantasytells the remarkable story of America's year relationship with the Middle East. Drawing on a vast range of government documents, personal correspondence, and the memoirs of merchants, missionaries, and travelers, Michael B.

Oren narrates the unknown story of how the United States has interacted with this vibrant and turbulent region. 68 black-and-white photographs, 4 mapsCited by: The United States and the Middle East: Interests, Risks, and Costs Daniel Byman and Sara Bjerg Moller The United States has long been involved in the Middle East, and its role has only grownFile Size: KB.

The Middle East remains today a troublesome area for the United States. American interests in the region are threatened by a host of adversaries from a resurgent Russia, a hegemonic Iranian desire and campaign of subversion, and Jihadi threat that has morphed from Al Qaeda to the Islamic State.

Moreover, despite long U.S. investments and alliances, the region remains deeply. The United States' creeping involvement in the Middle East began later, during the Truman administration, and continued through the 21st century. Truman Administration: – During World War II, American troops were stationed in Iran to help transfer military supplies to the Soviet Union and protect Iranian oil.

This ambitious tome describes the interactions between the United States and the Middle East from the point of the United States' inception, starting with the Barbary Wars. Oren uses the themes of power (the U.S. wanted control, initially in terms of wanting to pass through the region safe from Once again I find myself giving Michael Oren five stars and warning people away from his book.4/5.

Into the Labyrinth: The United States and the Middle East, - H. Brands - Google Books In this volume of the America in Crisis series, Professor H. Brands provides a comprehensive.

This book advances a critical analysis of U. Middle East policy and offers alternative perspectives. It highlights areas of policy shortcomings in the wake of ongoing global and domestic changes and draws attention to the need for a new and more plausible U.

policy. Cambridge Core - Middle East Studies - Jordan, the United States and the Middle East Peace Process, – - by Madiha Rashid al MadfaiAuthor: Madiha Rashid al Madfai.

4 Monday January 24 Topic 1: Early American Encounters with the Middle East: • Douglas Little, “Preface to the Third Edition,” “Introduction,” and Chapter 1, American Orientalism: The United States and the Middle East Since (pp. ix – 42). • Melani McAlister, “Introduction: Middle East Interests,” Epic Encounters: Culture, Media, and US Interests in the Middle East since File Size: KB.

This book is a major and wide-ranging re-assessment of Anglo-American relations in the Middle Eastern context. It analyses the process of ending of empire in the Middle East from to the Yom Kippur War of Cited by: 6.

Books. Syria and the United States: Eisenhower's Cold War in the Middle East (Westview Press, ) The Year that Shaped the Modern Middle East (Westview Press, ) History in Dispute: The Middle East SinceVolumes 14 and 15 (St. James Press, ). The book “Middle East and the United states history, politics, and ideologies” by David W.

Lesch and Mark L. published in is basically a compilation of articles, specifically twenty eight, all of which address and bring forth their take on the history and background. Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: to the Present, a history of American involvement in the Middle East by Michael Oren, was published by W.W.

Norton & Co. in and quickly became a New York Times bestseller. The Power in the title refers to the United States' military, diplomatic and financial strength to pursue its interests in the Middle East. Douglas Little exposes the persistence of Orientalist stereotypes in American popular culture and examines United States policy toward the Middle East from many angles.

Little offers valuable historical context for anyone seeking a better understanding of the complicated relationship between the US and the Middle East/5. The Middle East and the United States book. History, Politics, and Ideologies.

The Middle East and the United States. DOI link for The Middle East and the United States. The Middle East and the United States book. History, Politics, and Ideologies. By David W. Lesch. Edition 6th : Mark Gasiorowski.

After the war, the United States did not restrict its strategic model to the Middle East. Beginning with Harry S. Truman, American presidents applied a uniform strategy rooted in the country's Cold War experience in Europe to regions across the globe, designed to project America into nearly every corner of the world while limiting costs and.

For Middle Easterners like the guys in the pizza place, the United States is no longer a shining city on a hill. They recognize that the promise of America does not conform to reality and the gap Author: Steven A. Cook.The Middle East is a transcontinental region which generally includes Western Asia (except for Transcaucasia) and all of Egypt (mostly in North Africa), Turkey (partly in Europe), and Iran (a part of South Asia per the UN geoscheme).The term has come into wider usage as a replacement of the term Near East (as opposed to the Far East) beginning in the early 20th ent territories: Akrotiri and Dhekelia.This is a good overview of the history of the Middle East.

Lewis begins with the Christian period, but most of the book covers the history of the Middle East after the creation of Islam. The book was published in Reading it 11 years after 9/11, with all that has happened, gives the hopefulness of the final chapters a particular bitterness/5().