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Powder keg in the Middle East : the struggle for Gulf security

Author: Geoffrey Kemp; Janice Gross Stein
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : American Association for the Advancement of Science ; Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1995.
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This text examines sources of conflict in the Gulf, regional actors, resource and military issues, possible security arrangements and implications for US policy.

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Powder keg in the Middle East.
Washington, D.C. : American Association for the Advancement of Science ; Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1995
(OCoLC)604737985
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Kemp; Janice Gross Stein
ISBN: 0847680754 9780847680757 0847680762 9780847680764
OCLC Number: 32508064
Description: xi, 417 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Enduring sources of conflict in the Persian Gulf Region : predicting shocks to the system / Geoffrey Kemp and Janice Gross Stein --
Ethnic conflict and state building in the Arab World / Saad Eddin Ibrahim --
Assessing alternative future arrangements for regional security / Ghassan Salamé --
Alternative futures for Iran : implications for regional security / Shaul Bakhash --
Iran's national security : threats and interests / Shahram Chubin --
The future of Iraq and of regional security / Charles Tripp --
Of not being a lone wolf : geography, domestic plays, and Turkish foreign policy in the Middle East / Soli Özel --
Conflict in the Gulf : views from the GCC / Abdel Monem Said Aly and Hassan Saleh --
Addressing the Kurdish issue / David McDowall --
Sources of conflict in the Middle East : the Kurds / Barham A. Salih --
Weapons of mass destruction and advanced delivery systems in the Middle East / Marvin M. Miller --
Sources of potential conflict in the Persian Gulf : the water factor / Thomas Naff --
Security arrangement in the Persian Gulf / William B. Quandt --
Arms sales and arms embargoes in the Persian Gulf : the real dilemmas of dual containment / Thomas L. McNaugher --
Regional security in the Persian Gulf : obstacles and options / Richard K. Herrmann.
Responsibility: edited by Geoffrey Kemp and Janice Gross Stein.

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...if one is looking for an accessible, high-quality, and timely introduction to the complexities of security issues in the Persion Gulf, this book is a very good place to start.....

 
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