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The Resource A world of trouble : the White House and the Middle East--from the Cold War to the War on Terror, Patrick Tyler

A world of trouble : the White House and the Middle East--from the Cold War to the War on Terror, Patrick Tyler

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A world of trouble : the White House and the Middle East--from the Cold War to the War on Terror
Title
A world of trouble
Title remainder
the White House and the Middle East--from the Cold War to the War on Terror
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Tyler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tyler draws on newly opened presidential archives to dramatize the approach to the Middle East across U.S. presidencies from Eisenhower to George W. Bush, showing how each president has managed to undo the policies of his predecessor, often provoking anger against America
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tyler, Patrick
Dewey number
327.7305609/045
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS63.2.U5
LC item number
T95 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle East
  • United States
  • Middle East
  • United States
  • Middle East
  • United States
Label
A world of trouble : the White House and the Middle East--from the Cold War to the War on Terror, Patrick Tyler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [557]-605) and index
Contents
America in the Middle East -- The Arab awakening: Eisenhower, Nasser, and Suez -- The Six-Day War: Johnson and Israel -- Nixon and Brezhnev: Cold War and International Terror -- Nixon and Kissinger: Yom Kippur: The October War -- Jimmy Carter: Camp David and the struggle with Menachem Begin -- Carter and the Shah: Khomeini's revolution -- The shame of Lebanon: Reagan's warriors in the Middle East -- The Iran-Contra affair: the clash of Saudi and Israeli influence -- Nebuchadnezzar-land: Saddam Hussein and the Persian Gulf War -- Bill Clinton: tilting at peace, flailing at Saddam -- Clinton: fight from terror, lost peace -- George W. Bush: A world of trouble
Control code
ocn216941704
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
628 p.
Isbn
9780374292898
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008041261
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)216941704
Label
A world of trouble : the White House and the Middle East--from the Cold War to the War on Terror, Patrick Tyler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [557]-605) and index
Contents
America in the Middle East -- The Arab awakening: Eisenhower, Nasser, and Suez -- The Six-Day War: Johnson and Israel -- Nixon and Brezhnev: Cold War and International Terror -- Nixon and Kissinger: Yom Kippur: The October War -- Jimmy Carter: Camp David and the struggle with Menachem Begin -- Carter and the Shah: Khomeini's revolution -- The shame of Lebanon: Reagan's warriors in the Middle East -- The Iran-Contra affair: the clash of Saudi and Israeli influence -- Nebuchadnezzar-land: Saddam Hussein and the Persian Gulf War -- Bill Clinton: tilting at peace, flailing at Saddam -- Clinton: fight from terror, lost peace -- George W. Bush: A world of trouble
Control code
ocn216941704
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
628 p.
Isbn
9780374292898
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008041261
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)216941704

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