Western Foreign Policy and the Middle East

Western Foreign Policy and the Middle East

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ISBN-13: 9781138887572
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/15/2015
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Christian Kaunert is Professor of International Politics, Jean Monnet Chair in EU Justice and Home Affairs Policy, and Director of the European Institute for Security and Justice at the University of Dundee, UK. He is co-Director of the EU Studies Association special interest section on the Area for Freedom, Security and Justice.

Sarah Leonard is Senior Lecturer in Politics, Jean Monnet Coordinator of the PhD Summer School in the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, and Deputy Director of the European Institute for Security and Justice at the University of Dundee, UK.

Lars Berger is Associate Professor in International Security at the University of Leeds, UK. His research embraces qualitative and quantitative methods in the study of Islamist terrorism, US domestic, foreign and counterterrorism policies, as well as the domestic and international politics of the Arab and Muslim world

Gaynor Johnson is Professor of History at the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK. She is interested in international history, in particular the role of ambassadors in the conduct of British foreign policy in the first half of the twentieth century, and is currently working on a major AHRC-funded project with Professor John Keiger.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Rethinking Western Foreign Policy and the Middle East

Christian Kaunert, Sarah Leonard, Lars Berger and Gaynor Johnson

2. In the eye of the storm: Ambassador James Richards' mission to Iraq in April 1957

Brandon King

3. ‘A good investment?’ State sponsorship of terrorism as an instrument of Iraqi foreign policy (1979–1991)

Magdalena Kirchner

4. Changing Turkish foreign policy towards Iraq: new tools of engagement

Meltem Müftüler-Baç

5. ‘I'm glad I'm not a Saudi woman’: the First Gulf War and US encounters with Saudi gender relations

Kelly J Shannon

6. The EU and the Gulf monarchies: normative power Europe in search of a strategy for engagement

Thomas Demmelhuber and Christian Kaunert

7. Somalia versus Captain ‘Hook’: assessing the EU's security actorness in countering piracy off the Horn of Africa

Christian Kaunert and Kamil Zwolski

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