Critical Issues Facing the Middle East: Security, Politics and Economics / Edition 1

Critical Issues Facing the Middle East: Security, Politics and Economics / Edition 1

by J. Russell
     
 

ISBN-10: 140397246X

ISBN-13: 9781403972460

Pub. Date: 09/08/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

Addressing systemic changes in the Middle East's security environment since the Iraq War, prominent experts analyze the challenges these changes pose to US strategy and policy. They examine the causes of profound economic, political and religious transitions and their implications for hopes of reform.

Overview

Addressing systemic changes in the Middle East's security environment since the Iraq War, prominent experts analyze the challenges these changes pose to US strategy and policy. They examine the causes of profound economic, political and religious transitions and their implications for hopes of reform.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403972460
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
09/08/2006
Series:
Initiatives in Strategic Studies: Issues and Policies Series
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: THEORETICAL OVERVIEW Proliferation, Asymmetric War, and the Contemporary Threat Environment; S.Blank PART II: MIDDLE EAST CASE STUDIES Continuity and Change in Israeli Strategic Thinking: Reflections in the Wake of Operation Iraqi Freedom; A.Cohen Iran at the Strategic Crossroads; R.Takeyh Syrian WMD Programs in Context; M.Jouejati Syrian Weapons of Mass Destruction; A.Hashim A.Q. Khan, Proliferation Networks, and the Nuclear Slippery Slope; C.Clary Saudi Arabia in the 21st Century: A New Security Calculus?; J.A.Russell Saudi Arabia: The Nuclear Conundrum; G.Segell Tracking and Assessing Nuclear Issues in Open Sources: The Case of Libya; W.Bowen PART III: POLICY IMPLICATIONS Iraq and Libya: Nonproliferation through Regime Change or Change in a Regime?; R.Litwak Counterproliferation vs. Nonproliferation in the Middle East after Saddam: Lessons from Iraq and Libya; M.Friend A Demand Side Strategy for Regional Security and Nonproliferation in the Persian Gulf; M.Kraig & R.Kahwaji Threat Reduction and the Middle East; R.Gottemoeller

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