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Superpowers and the challenge of peace in the Middle East

Vantage Conference (April 4-7, 1990 Queenstown, Md.)

Superpowers and the challenge of peace in the Middle East

a report of aVantage Conference

by Vantage Conference (April 4-7, 1990 Queenstown, Md.)

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Published by Stanley Foundation in Muscatine, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle East.,
  • Middle East -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • Soviet Union -- Armed Forces.,
  • United States -- Military Policy.,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Middle East.,
  • Middle East -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementsponsored by the Stanley Foundation, convened at Wye Plantation, Queenstown, Maryland.
    SeriesReport of a Vantage conference
    ContributionsStanley Foundation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19841713M

    Published pages of riveting reading. By James Leigh and Predrag Vukovic. Atlantic Publishers Available from Amazon soon “DEATH OF NATIONS in post-American World Geopolitics” is a provocative book which may change your world view. From a realist geopolitical view, the authors forecast that the present fragmenting world is leaving globalization to move to continent. Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, January , page Book Review Syria and the Middle East Peace Process. By Alasdair Drysdale and Raymond A. Hinnebusch. Council on Foreign Relations Press, , pp. List: $; AET: $ Reviewed by Laura Drake. Despite its title, this book is not about the Middle East peace process. In the Middle East, governments used foreign-exchange reserves accumulated during the Second World War; nationalized foreign-owned property immediately after independence; obtained foreign aid, first from the superpowers as a result of the region's geostrategic location during the Cold War and, after , from Arab oil producers competing for.


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