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Conflict and insurgency in the contemporary Middle East

Author: Barry M Rubin
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Middle eastern military studies.
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This book surveys the main conflicts and insurgencies in recent Middle East history, focusing mainly on the period since the 1980s and taking a historical-analytical approach.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Conflict and insurgency in the contemporary Middle East.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
(DLC) 2008036274
(OCoLC)244177273
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry M Rubin
ISBN: 9780203881873 0203881877 0415457580 9780415457583
OCLC Number: 314149185
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 289 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Contributors; Introduction; 1 What do Middle Eastern armies do?; 2 The Arab as insurgent and counterinsurgent; 3 The Iran-Iraq war: Will without means; 4 The lessons of the jihadist insurgency in Saudi Arabia; 5 Egypt's civil war; 6 Terrorism as a military factor: The Israeli-Palestinian peace process era, 1993-2000; 7 Lebanon 2006: Unfinished war; 8 Lebanon's militia wars; 9 The Soviet-Afghan war*: A superpower mired in the mountains; 10 The Morocco-Polisario war for Western Sahara, 1975-1991.
Series Title: Middle eastern military studies.
Responsibility: edited by Barry Rubin.
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Political violence and instability in the Middle East is arguably the world's most important political issue. The region is certainly the globe's leading area for turmoil, war, and violence. Taking a  Read more...

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