Conflict And War In The Middle East / Edition 2

Conflict And War In The Middle East / Edition 2

by Bassam Tibi
     
 

Middle Eastern contemporary history has been a history of the escalation of conflicts to war. The post-Cold War security heralds a shift from inter-state war to the irregular use of force.
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Middle Eastern contemporary history has been a history of the escalation of conflicts to war. The post-Cold War security heralds a shift from inter-state war to the irregular use of force.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312211509
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: Middle Eastern Wars from the World Historical and International Systemic Perspectives
Part I: The International System as a Configuration of Regional Subsystems: The Case of the Middle East
• The Science of International Relations: Between Globalism and Regionalism
• The Middle East: Its Location and Delimitation
Part II: From Arab Renaissance (NAHDA) To the Six Day War of 1967: The New Historical Epoch After June 1967
• The Six Day War of 1967: The Background and Multifaceted Character of an Excalated Regional Conflict
• The Regional and International Repercussions of the Six Day War: The End of Nasserism and the Beginning of a New Historical Epoch
Part III: The 1973 October War: The Regional Dynamic of the Middle East Conflict and the Superpowers, Arms, Oil and Shifts in Regional and International Alliances
• The Yom Kippur, Ramadan or October War? Historical Continuity from the Six Day War to the Nineteen Day War
• The Superpowers and the October War
• October 1973: The War with Arms and the War with Oil: Petro-dollar Power and the 1973-1977 Saudi-Egyptian Axis; its Revival during the Iran-Iraq War and its Aftermath
Part IV: The Gulf War, its Linkages and Background: Regional Dynamic and the Fragmentation of the Middle as in the Post-Cold War Era
• The Middle East between the 1973 October War and the 1990-1991 Gulf War: An Epidemically Militarized Region of Conflict?
• From Iraq-Kuwait Conflict to the Gulf War
• The Historical Context of Conflict and War in the Middle East in the Light of the Gulf War
Part V: New Security and Reordering the Middle East at the Turn of the Century: The New Challenges
• Notes and References
• Bibliography
• Name Index
• Subject Index

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