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America Entangled: The Persian Gulf Crisis and Its Consequences
by Ted Galen Carpenter (ed.) - Cato Institute , 1991
Despite the US' quick military victory, many disturbing questions remain about our involvement in the Persian Gulf region. The contributors to this book believe there must be a full national debate on the rationale for America's new world order.
Quagmire: America in the Middle East
by Leon T. Hadar - Cato Institute , 1992
The Washington foreign policy establishment demands that the United States remain the dominant power in the Middle East. Hadar concludes that it is time for the United States to disengage from the region and adopt a policy of benign neglect.
The Tragedy of the Middle East
by Barry Rubin - Smashwords , 2013
The title was chosen in great sincerity because the theme here is to explain how the region's modern history really is a tragedy. Terrible mistakes were made; the wrong roads were chosen. Bloodthirsty ideology took hold ...
Target Iran: Drawing Red Lines in the Sand
by William John Cox - Smashwords , 2012
A history of Iran and its conflict with the United States and Israel over its uranium enrichment program, a discussion of the likelihood of war between the parties and a proposal for a comprehensive nuclear weapons policy for all nations.
Hizballah: Terrorism, National Liberation, or Menace?
by Sami G. Hajjar - Strategic Studies Institute , 2002
The author reviews the history of Hizballah since its inception, and examines its role in the political turmoil of Lebanon and the region. The challenge that Hizballah poses to U.S. policy in the Middle East involves complicated strategic issues.
The Myth of the Great Satan: A New Look at America's Relations with Iran
by Abbas Milani - Hoover Institute Press , 2010
This book contains a critical review of the history of America's relations with Iran debunks the myth of the United States as the 'Great Satan' as a necessary first step in establishing a new relationship between the two nations.
Occupying Iraq: A History of the Coalition Provisional Authority
by James Dobbin - RAND Corporation , 2009
The American engagement in Iraq has been looked at from many perspectives: the flawed intelligence that provided the war's rationale, the failed effort to secure an international mandate, the rapid success of the invasion, etc.
In Their Own Words: Voices of Jihad
by David Aaron - RAND Corporation , 2008
The book presents actual statements and writings of jihadis expressing their views on virtually every subject relevant to their cause, with introductory and contextual material that provides the background and origins of what they are saying.
by Jerrod D. Green - RAND Corporation , 2008
A handbook for U.S. Policymakers interested in understanding the Islamic Republic of Iran. It synthesizes existing analyses on Iran and draws from non-American experts with a different interpretive lens for viewing the seemingly opaque Iranian system.