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Doomed to succeed : the U.S.-Israel relationship from Truman to Obama

Author: Dennis Ross
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016. ©2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Doomed to Succeed, Dennis Ross takes us through every administration from Truman's to Obama's, throwing into dramatic relief each president's attitude toward Israel and the region, the often  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Ross
ISBN: 0374536449 9780374536442
OCLC Number: 932060339
Notes: Originally published: 2015. With a new afterword.
Description: xiv, 486 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The evolution of U.S. Policy toward Israel --
The Eisenhower Administration and the pursuit of Arab allies --
The Kennedy Administration: breaking taboos and pursuing a new balance --
Lyndon Baines Johnson: emotional ties but constrained by Vietnam --
Nixon and Ford: dysfunction, war, and interim agreements --
The Carter Presidency: the pursuit of peace and constant tension with Israel --
The Reagan Administration and the Policy of Duality --
George H.W. Bush and Israel: discord and responsiveness --
The Clinton Administration and Israel: strategic partners for peace --
Bush 43: terror, partnership, and bureaucratic divisions --
Obama and Israel: support for security, little chemistry, and constant challenges --
Lessons from the past and implications for the future.
Responsibility: Dennis Ross.

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