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The Cold War in the Middle East

Regional Conflict and the Superpowers 1967-73 (Cold War History)

by Ashton

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • War & defence operations,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Middle East - General,
  • 1967-1973,
  • Arab-Israeli conflict,
  • Cold War,
  • Foreign relations,
  • Middle East,
  • Soviet Union

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10205974M
    ISBN 100415425786
    ISBN 109780415425780

    A covert propaganda unit created by the British government in a bid to win Muslim hearts and minds was inspired by a history of the Cold War that warned of . The Oxford Handbook of the Cold War offers a broad reassessment of the cold war period based on new conceptual frameworks developed in the field of international history. The cold war emerges as a distinct period in twentieth-century history, yet one that should be evaluated within the broader context of global political, economic, social, and cultural developments.

    This chapter, which examines the history of the Cold War in the Middle East. It explains that the Cold War in the Middle East was never a contest between equals and explains that Western powers always enjoyed a decisive advantage. Despite this, they were not able to retain outright control over the oil reserves and strategic positions of the region, and only succeeded in Cited by: 1.   In his new book, Rashid Khalidi dissects the crucial dynamics of power in the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union as it played out in the Middle East, compellingly arguing that Author: Rashid Khalidi.

    In response, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Kuwait severed diplomatic ties with Iran, and the UAE downgraded relations. Within 24 hours of announcing al-Nimr’s execution, the Middle East’s cold war had grown much warmer. The rapid deterioration of Iranian-Arab relations came as a surprise to many. But it should have been expected. The Cold War in East Asia shows how as a second front the Cold War in East Asia influenced the shape of the Cold War's first front-the East-West confrontation centering in Europe-and third front in the developing world. Each chapter, while focused on particular countries and particular time spans, situates its story within a broad overview.


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The Cold War in the Middle East by Ashton Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the aftermath of the Second World War, the Middle East became one of the major theatres of the Cold War as a result of its strategic importance and its oil resources.

In this compelling new book leading scholars analyze, for the first time, the impact of the Cold War on the behavior of individual local actors at three levels: international Format: Hardcover.

Cold Wars: Asia, the Middle East, Europe by Lorenz M Lüthi – review A weighty reassessment of the cold war reminds us of the battles that. The Cold War has been researched in minute detail and written about at great length but it remains one of the most elusive and enigmatic conflicts of modern times.

With the ending of the Cold War, it is now possible to review the entire post-war period, to examine the Cold War as history. The Middle East occupies a special place in the history of the Cold War.3/5(1).

Middle Eastern Cold War may refer to. The – Arab Cold War, new republics led by Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt and traditionalist kingdoms, led by King Faisal of Saudi Arabia; The 21st century Qatar–Saudi Arabia diplomatic conflict, between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, sometimes called the Second Arab Cold War; The 21st century Iran–Saudi Arabia proxy conflict.

Well-written history of the Middle East during the Cold War. Khalidi finds in the struggle between the U.S. and U.S S.R., many of the causes of present troubles in the Middle East. Cold War, and post-World War II (he highlights that war as an important event itself), concerns over strategic territory, resources and ideological competition Cited by: the cold war and the middle east Download the cold war and the middle east or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

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In China, Americans worried about the advances of Mao Zedong and his Communist Party. During World War II, the Nationalist government under Chiang Kai-shek and the Communist forces waged a civil war even as they fought the Japanese.

Chiang had been a war-time ally, but his government was hopelessly inefficient and corrupt. In their new book, The Pragmatic Superpower: Winning the Cold War in the Middle East, the authors examine how Washington handled ten crises between andany of which could have provoked.

Table of Contents. Introduction: The Cold War and Conflict in the Middle East, Nigel J. Ashton Soviet Attitude toward Resolution of Conflict Galia Golan US and Israeli Intelligence Failed to Estimate the Soviet Intervention in the Arab-Israeli War of Attrition Dima Adamsky "Expulsion" of the Soviet "Advisers" from Egypt, Isabella Ginor 5.

The Cold War in the Middle East, examines American and Soviet involvement in the Middle East, and how each superpower's policies and alliances contributed to. And that’s exactly what's happening in the Middle East.

The Saudi-Iranian rivalry has become a fight over influence, and the whole region is a battlefield. is a news website that helps. 2 Beyond Sectarianism: The New Middle East Cold War and its affiliates, the emergent Islamic State, and other Sunni groups are locked in a conflict.

The Cold War began after World War Two. The main enemies were the United States and the Soviet Union. The Cold War got its name because both sides were afraid of fighting each other : VOA Learning English.

Westad does an impressive job of providing a truly global history of the Cold War, focusing not simply on the two superpowers but taking in South and Central America, Africa, India and its neighbours, the Middle East, East Asia and - of course - Europe/5.

DOI link for The Cold War in the Middle East. The Cold War in the Middle East book. Regional Conflict and the Superpowers Edited By Nigel J. Ashton. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 12 July Pub. location London. Cited by: The Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union and the United States and their respective allies, the Eastern Bloc and the Western Bloc, after World War period is generally considered to span the Truman Doctrine to the dissolution of the Soviet term "cold" is used because there was no large-scale fighting directly.

In their new book, The Pragmatic Superpower: Winning the Cold War in the Middle East, the authors examine how Washington handled ten crises between andany of which could have provoked.

This paper judges Soviet interests in the Middle East throughout the Cold war to be threefold. First, the Soviets attempted to achieve strategic parity with the United States, by expanding its naval and military reach through Middle Eastern ports and bases, and securing positions of geostrategic strength.

The historical forces at work in the Middle East are different from the dynamics that led to American victories in World War II and the Cold War. American officials have failed to understand that. The Cold War in East Asia shows how as a second front the Cold War in East Asia influenced the shape of the Cold War first front;the East-West confrontation centering in Europe;and third front in the developing world.

Each chapter, while focused on particular countries and particular time spans, situates its story within a broad overview. The international relations of the Middle East have long been dominated by uncertainty and conflict.

External intervention, interstate war, political upheaval and interethnic violence are compounded by the vagaries of oil prices and the claims Cited by: "The East Is Black deepens studies on transnational political activism and knowledge travels.

Well organized and accessible, this book will work well in upper-division undergraduate and graduate seminars on African American studies, media studies, and U.S. Cold War history." — Cindy I-Fen Cheng, Journal of American HistoryAuthor: Robeson Taj Frazier. The Cold War rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union lasted for decades and resulted in anti-communist suspicions and international incidents that led the two superpowers to the.