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Iran, Iraq and the Arab Gulf States / Edition 1

Iran, Iraq and the Arab Gulf States / Edition 1

by J. Kechichian


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ISBN-13: 9780312293888
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 02/08/2002
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 473
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.06(d)

About the Author

Joseph A. Kechichian is the CEO of Kechichian & Associates, LLC, and a fellow at the Gustav E. von Grunebaum Center for Near East Studies, University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of Succession in Saudi Arabia.

Table of Contents

PART I: INTERNAL CONCERNS THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN Tensions and Options Among the Iranian Clerical Establishment; O.Roy Reformists, Conservatives and Iran's Parliamentary Elections; S.Bakhash Civil-Military Relations In the Islamic Republic of Iran; A.S.Hashim THE REPUBLIC OF IRAQ The Position of the Iraqi Clergy; J.N.Wiley Domestic Politics in a Post-Saddam Iraq; L.Kubba The Military in Iraqi Politics; A.Parasiliti THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA Assessing Saudi Susceptibility To Revolution; M.N.Katz Image, Imagination and Place: The Political Economy of Tourism in Saudi Arabia; G.Okruhlik Saudi Arabia: Measures of Transition from a Rentier State; R.E.Looney THE ARAB GULF STATES Domestic Politics in The United Arab Emirates: Social and Economic Policies, 1990-2000; F.Al-Sayegh Kuwait and Bahrain: The Appeal of Globalization and Internal Constraints; M.Seikaly Kings and People: Information and Authority in Oman, Qatar, and the Persian Gulf; D.F.Eickelman PART II: REGIONAL CONCERNS BORDER DISPUTES Down To the Usual Suspects: Border and Territorial Disputes in the Arabian Peninsula and Persian Gulf at the Millennium; R.Schofield The Kuwait-Iraq Border Problem; H.Hassouna Yemeni-Saudi Relations Gone Awry; M.A.Zabarah RELATIONS BETWEEN GCC STATES Unity on the Arabian Peninsula; J.A.Kechichian Forging Institutions in the Gulf Arab States; R.H.Dekmejian The GCC States: Internal Dynamics and Foreign Policies; M.S.Al-Musfir THE GULF STATES AND WESTERN POWERS Constants and Variations in Gulf-British Relations; G.Nonneman The Impact of US Policy on the Stability of the Gulf States: A Historian's View; R.S.Zahlan Gulf States Links with their Post-Soviet Northern Neighbors; T.Karasik PART III: TRENDS FOR THE FUTURE The UAE Vision for Gulf Security; Sultan bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan The Gulf Cooperation Council: Future Trends; S.bin H.Al-Maskery The Arabian Gulf at the New Millennium: Security Challenges; H.H.Al-Alkim Outlook for Iranian-Gulf Relations: Greater Cooperation or Renewed Risk of Conflict?; S .T.Hunter What Makes the Gulf States Endure?; J.E.Peterson

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