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Wawro, Geoffrey
Quicksand : America's pursuit of power in the Middle East / Geoffrey Wawro
Alternate Title America's pursuit of power in the Middle East
New York : Penguin Press, 2010
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 3rd Floor  DS63.2.U5 W39 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle East
Middle East -- Foreign relations -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century
United States -- Foreign relations -- 21st century
Physical Description 702 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [664]-672) and index
Contents Introduction -- Zion -- Oil -- Exodus -- Ajax -- Nasser -- Suez -- The Eisenhower Doctrine -- A six-day war -- The Nixon Doctrine -- Great civilization -- Desert One -- Jihad -- Saddam -- Desert Storm -- 9/11 -- Enduring Freedom -- Into Iraq -- Iraqi Freedom
Summary Wawro offer an unprecedented history of our involvement in the Middle East that traces our current quandaries there--in Iraq, Israel, Iran, Afghanistan, and elsewhere--back to their roots almost a century ago

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