The Middle East, Oil, and the U.S. National Security Policy: Intractable Conflicts, Impossible Solutions

The Middle East, Oil, and the U.S. National Security Policy: Intractable Conflicts, Impossible Solutions

by Donald M. Snow

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442261976
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/16/2016
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Donald M. Snow is Professor Emeritus in the department of Political Science at the University of Alabama. Prior to this position he was visiting professor of international security studies at the U.S. Air War College.

Table of Contents

Preface
Part I: Introduction
Chapter 1: The Foreign and National Security Inheritance: The Cold War Paradigm
Chapter 2: Military Manpower: Who Serves His (or Her) Country
Part II: Energy and U.S. Foreign and National Security Policy
Chapter 3: Energy and Policy Determination: Oil Addiction and Its Consequences
Chapter 4: A Return to Energy Independence and Its Consequences: Shale Oil and Gas
Part III: The U.S. and the Middle East
Chapter 5: The Vexatious Middle East
Chapter 6: The U. S. Posture in the Middle East
Chapter 7: One size doesn’t Fit All: Policy toward Very Different Places
Chapter 8: Moving Ahead: Time for a Change

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