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The Middle East, 11th ed.


The Middle East, 11th ed.

CQ Press


663 pages




This textbook provides an overview of Middle East politics and history as viewed from the perspective of US foreign policy makers. It presents chapters summarizing basic facts about Islam, the Arab- Israeli conflict, the Persian Gulf wars and their consequences, oil and gas economics and politics, and US policy. It also contains profiles of Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, the Palestinian Authority, the Persian Gulf states, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen that provide capsule histories and brief discussions of current political issues.

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