Political Handbook of the Middle East 2008

Political Handbook of the Middle East 2008

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An indispensable research tool for academic, public, and high school libraries, corporate and non-profit organization libraries, as well as U.S. and foreign government agencies and news media companies, this guide is the one-stop source for vital information and analysis on every major aspect of government and politics in the Middle East. The new edition is fully updated with coverage of events through the end of 2007.

An in-depth introductory essay analyzes the issues, trends, and events that affect the entire Middle East, including :

Ongoing war in Iraq
United States' effort to bring democracy to the region
Developments in Afghanistan and the revival of the Taliban
The resurgence of al-Qaida in Pakistan
Lebanese-Syrian relations
The Israeli-Palestinian relationship and Fatah vs. Hamas
The question of nuclearization in Iran
International oil markets and OPEC's response
The Darfur crisis
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Product details

  • Electronic book text | 529 pages
  • CQ Press
  • Washington DC, United States
  • English
  • 1604263806
  • 9781604263800