David E. Long is a consultant on the Middle East and counterterrorism. He is retired from the US Foreign Service and has taught and lectured extensively on Middle Eastern subjects. He is the author of The United States and Saudi Arabia: Ambivalent Allies and The Anatomy of Terrorism.
Bernard Reich is professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University. He is a member of the board of advisory editors of the Middle East Journal and a member of the international editorial board of Israel Affairs. He has published widely on the Middle East and international politics and on US foreign policy. His numerous books include A Brief History of Israel, Arab-Israeli Conflict and Conciliation, and Political Dictionary of Israel.
Mark Gasiorowski is professor of political science at Louisiana State University. He specializes in the Middle East and third-world politics. His notable publications include US Foreign Policy and the Shah: Building a Client State in Iran and (with Malcolm Byrne) Mohammad Mosaddeq and the 1953 Coup in Iran.
Table of Contents
|About the Book and Editors||p. ix|
|About the Contributors||p. xi|
|Introduction: Middle Eastern and North African States in Comparative Perspective||p. 1|
|Republic of Turkey||p. 15|
|Islamic Republic of Iran||p. 49|
|Kingdom of Saudi Arabia||p. 91|
|Republic of Iraq||p. 123|
|Eastern Arabian States: Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Oman||p. 161|
|Republic of Yemen||p. 205|
|Republic of Lebanon||p. 233|
|Syrian Arab Republic||p. 267|
|Hashimite Kingdom of Jordan||p. 297|
|State of Israel||p. 321|
|The Palestinians||p. 365|
|Arab Republic of Egypt||p. 397|
|Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya||p. 423|
|Kingdom of Morocco||p. 447|
|Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria||p. 479|
|Republic of Tunisia||p. 509|
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