Origins Of Eisenhower Doctrine / Edition 1

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During the Cold War, few regions offered the American policy-makers a greater challenge than the Middle East. The Eisenhower administration's attempt to balance its Cold War requirements with the demands of the new forces of nationalism established the blueprint of America's policy toward the Middle East for the next four decades. In a richly comprehensive account, Ray Takeyh employs new documentary evidence to reevaluate US policy toward the Egyptian regime, the dynamics of the Anglo-American relations, and the Suez Crisis and the Eisenhower Doctrine.

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“ insightful and readable work....” —Middle East Policy

“...a clear, succinct, and distinct interpretation of US-Egyptian relations at a crucial moment.” —International History Review

International History Review
...a clear,succinct,and distinct interpretation of USEgyptian relations at a crucial moment.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312230852
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 3/23/2000
  • Series: St Antony's Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 238
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Meet the Author

Ray Takeyh is Research Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Table of Contents

The United States' Cold War Priorities and the Middle East, 1945-53
• American Diplomacy and the Anglo-Egyptian Treaty
• The Baghdad Pact and the Alpha Plan
• From Cooperation to Confrontation
• Operation Omega and the Policy of Antagonism
• The Suez Crisis
• The Eisenhower Doctrine

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