Shifting sands : the United States in the Middle East /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Migdal, Joel S. (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]
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Table of Contents:
  • The Middle East in the eye of the global storm
  • America's place in the Middle East
  • Failed partnerships and fragile partners
  • Finding a place in the Middle East: a new partnership develops out of Black September
  • The strategic partnership faces strains: the Yom Kippur War and the changing calculus of U.S. foreign policy
  • The strategic relationship unravels: the end of the Cold War and the Gulf War of 1990-1991
  • A changing lineup of regional powerhouses
  • New boys on the block: non-state actors
  • A changing Islam and the rise of the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • The Bush administration and the arc of instability
  • Obama: engaging the Middle East on multiple fronts
  • Ups and downs of an everyday player, on the cheap
  • Toward a new strategic partnership?