Oil and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-1963

Oil and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-1963

by U. Bialer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333720997

ISBN-13: 9780333720998

Pub. Date: 11/09/1998

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Bialer focuses on Israel's attempts to ensure a regular oil supply in the first decade of it's existence. He reveals that its main problems derived from the context of the Arab-Israeli conflict which categorically influenced the stand of governments and international oil companies who held the keys to decision making. The author provides an analysis of the reciprocal

Overview

Bialer focuses on Israel's attempts to ensure a regular oil supply in the first decade of it's existence. He reveals that its main problems derived from the context of the Arab-Israeli conflict which categorically influenced the stand of governments and international oil companies who held the keys to decision making. The author provides an analysis of the reciprocal relations between Israel and these players and clarifies the unique method which the state adopted in attempting to secure its oil supply.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333720998
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
11/09/1998
Series:
St. Antony's Series, #14227
Edition description:
1999
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables Acknowledgements Introduction PART ONE: THE ECLIPSE OF HAIFA Fuel: Supply and Demand in Palestine Twilight of British Rule The 1948 War International Oil Diplomacy and War Cutting the Losses Legal Readjustment, Israel and the Oil Companies PART TWO: BETWEEN MOSCOW AND TEHRAN The Establishment of 'Delek' Oil Company Alternative Sources: Venezuela, Kuwait Entrée to Moscow At the Gates of Tehran The Departure of the Oil Companies The Eilat Connection A Land of Milk, Honey, and No Oil Notes Appendices Index

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