John F. Kennedy and the Politics of Arms Sales to Israel

John F. Kennedy and the Politics of Arms Sales to Israel

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by Abraham Ben-Zvi
     
 

This volume seeks to reconstruct the process by which the Kennedy administration decided to sell to Israel Hawk surface-to-air missiles. It argues that both domestic considerations and political calculations were part of a highly complex decision made by members of Washington's high policy elite.See more details below

Overview

This volume seeks to reconstruct the process by which the Kennedy administration decided to sell to Israel Hawk surface-to-air missiles. It argues that both domestic considerations and political calculations were part of a highly complex decision made by members of Washington's high policy elite.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714682518
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/30/2002
Series:
Israeli History, Politics and Society Series
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface and Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
1Introduction: The Debate1
2The Sale of Arms to Israel, 1953-60: Perceptions and Policies7
3The Sale of Arms to Israel, January 1961-August 1962: Perceptions and Policies33
4Essence of Decision: Missiles and Refugees65
5Epilogue121
Selected Bibliography127
Index137

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