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Balancing act : US foreign policy and the Arab-Israeli conflict

Author: Vaughn P Shannon
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003.
Series: US foreign policy and conflict in the Islamic world series.
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"Vaughn P. Shannon argues that U.S. foreign policy toward the Arab-Israeli conflict has been determined at three levels of analysis: that of systemic strategic context, that of domestic politics, and that of individual decision-makers. In this book he explores the role of each level of influence, as well as the implications for the posture which the US has chosen." "It is suitable for courses on American foreign  Read more...
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Shannon, Vaughn P.
Balancing act.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2003
(OCoLC)606983357
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vaughn P Shannon
ISBN: 0754635910 9780754635918
OCLC Number: 51389152
Description: viii, 148 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Context of Conflict: Perspectives on the Arab-Israeli Conflict --
Present at the Creation: US Policy to 1949 --
Evolution of a 'Special Relationship': 1949-1967 --
War and Peace: 1967-1979 --
From Cold War to Gulf War: New Threats and New Opportunities, 1979-1991 --
Implementing Oslo: 1991-2000 --
After Oslo: The Politics of Peace and Terror, 2000-2002 --
Conclusion: Assessing the Balance Sheet.
Series Title: US foreign policy and conflict in the Islamic world series.
Responsibility: Vaughn P. Shannon.

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