Political Violence and Stability in the States of the Northern Persian Gulf

Political Violence and Stability in the States of the Northern Persian Gulf

by Daniel L. Byman, Jerrold D. Green

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780833027269
Publisher: RAND Corporation
Publication date: 08/09/1999
Pages: 146
Product dimensions: 5.24(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Introduction Political Violence as a Threat to the U.S. Presence in the Gulf Other Consequences of Political Violence Countering Political Violence Chapter Two: The Atmosphere of Discontent in the Gulf The Potential for Unrest in the Gulf Political Opposition, by State Chapter Three: From Opposition to Radicalism Dangerous Politicizing Events Organizing Opposition Potential Triggering Events Chapter Four: Foreign Interference Iran's Use of Political Violence as a Foreign-Policy Instrument Iraq's Use of Political Violence Nonstate Actors Chapter Five: Gulf Government Strategies for Countering Political Violence Strategies to Manage Dissent Impact on Political Violence Variation by Country Conclusions Chapter Six: Implications for the United States Clouds on the Horizon Threats to the U.S. Presence Evaluating Solutions for Fighting Political Violence Final Words Bibliography ———————————————————————————————————————- -

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