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Beyond sand and oil : the nuclear Middle East

Author: Jack Caravelli
Publisher: Westport, CT : Praeger Security International, 2011.
Series: Praeger books online
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Perhaps more than any other corner of the globe, the Middle East has been the source of endless stereotypes, assumptions, and two-dimensional portrayals. Despite simplistic views of some in the media who portray the Middle East as little more than sand covering a sea of oil, there is a deeper and more profound reality. Nuclear programs have been a much more prominent and enduring fixture in the region than commonly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Caravelli, Jack, 1952-
Beyond sand and oil.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger Security International, c2011
(DLC) 2010039769
(OCoLC)667213048
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Caravelli
ISBN: 9780313387050 0313387052 9780313387067 0313387060
OCLC Number: 693946310
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed Dec. 21, 2010).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Israel : ein brera --
Libya : delusions of grandeur --
Iraq : war without (nuclear) weapons --
Iran : a relentless pursuit --
Meeting the Iranian challenge --
The changing face of the nuclear Middle East --
Beyond the Middle East : the changing face of nuclear security challenges in the 21st century --
Shaping the nuclear future : nuclear renaissance, nuclear disarmament, or both?
Series Title: Praeger books online
Responsibility: Jack Caravelli.

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This text provides an up-to-date overview of nuclear weapons in the politically fragile Middle East, discussing the evolution and future of national programs, as well as the current challenge posed  Read more...

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