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Spheres of intervention : US foreign policy and the collapse of Lebanon, 1967-1976

Author: James R Stocker
Publisher: Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work examines the history of diplomatic relations between the United States and Lebanon during a transformational period for Lebanon and a time of dynamic changes in U.S. policy toward the Middle East. Drawing on tens of thousands of pages of declassified materials from U.S. archives and a variety of Arabic and other non-English sources, the book provides a new interpretation of Lebanon's slide into civil war,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Stocker, James R. Spheres of Intervention .
US Foreign Policy and the Collapse of Lebanon, 1967-1976
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James R Stocker
ISBN: 9781501700774 1501700774 9781501704154 150170415X
OCLC Number: 945976814
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: This is the American policy? --
Sparks in the tinderbox: the United States, the June war, and the re-making of the Lebanese crisis --
Compromise in Cairo: the Nixon administration and the Cairo agreement --
From Cairo to Amman: the United States and Lebanese internal security --
Plus ça change: international terrorism, detente and the May 1973 crisis --
Reckoning postponed: from the October war to the civil war --
Disturbing potential: the United States and the renewed conflict --
Reluctant interveners: the red line agreement and Brown's mediation --
Taking its course: the Syrian intervention and its limits --
Epilogue: The cycle continues.
Responsibility: James R. Stocker.
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