Rethinking: A Middle East in Transition

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Kenneth H. Williams, Marine Corps University Press (U.S.), Middle East Institute
Government Printing Office, 2011 - History - 220 pages
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Presents the opinions of an array of experts on the region, drawn from their presentations at the Middle East Institute’s 64th Annual Conference in November 2010, on the eve of the Jasmine Revolution. Topics include the Arab-Israeli peace process; Iran and its role in the region; the challenges of the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan and Pakistan; condition in Iraq as the U.S. withdraws its forces; the Obama administration’s policies in response to these issues and more.

 

 

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Contents

The Jury is Still Out
21
Discussion of Americas Middle East Policy
39
New Approaches to Nonstate Armed Actors
55
Shifting Regional Dynamics Turkey Israel Iran and the Arab States
103
The Rising Iran?
113
Israels Perspective on the Broader Middle East
121
The Arab Dimension of the Regional System
127
Discussion of Shifting Regional Dynamics
137
Reevaluating U S Policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan
145
Military Strategy in the South Asian Theater
157
PakistanU S Relations
173
Contributors
191
Index
205
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About the author (2011)

Kenneth H. Williams is currently director of publications for the Kentucky Historical Society and editor of the Register.

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