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The contemporary Middle East : a Westview reader /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Yambert, Karl., Telhami, Shibley.
Format: Book
Published: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 2012.
Edition:3rd ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • I. History and perspectives. The peoples and cultures of the Middle East / Colbert C. Held and John Thomas Cummings ; The roots of Arab bitterness / Arthur Goldschmidt Jr. and Lawrence Davidson ; Islamist perceptions of US policy in the Middle East / Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad ; Global energy and the Middle East / Steve Yetiv ; New US policies for a new Middle East? / William B. Quandt ; Cairo speech / Barack Obama
  • II. Israel and Palestinians. Israel and the Arabs, and beyond / Robert O. Freedman ; The United States and Israel / Bernard Reich and Shannon Powers ; The Palestinians / Glenn E. Robinson ; Sharon's fence /Idith Zertal and Akiva Eldar ; Whither the Palestinians? / Samih K. Farsoun and Naseer H. Aruri ; Ethnicity and nation-building in the state of Israel / Calvin Goldscheider ; Syria's threat to Israel /Hirsch Goodman ; The Iranian nuclear threat against Israel / Steven R. David
  • III. Iraq and Iran. Pashtunistan : Afghanistan, Pakistan - and Iraq / Stephen Tanner ; The land and people of modern Iraq / Phebe Marr ; Impacts of the Iraq War / James DeFronzo ; America's troubled moment in the Middle East / William L. Cleveland and Martin Bunton ; Maliki consolidates power in post-Saddam Iraq / Phebe Marr ; The Iranian revolution and its consequences / David W. Lesch ; Islamic republic of Iran : political dynamics and foreign policy / Mark Gasiorowski ; Iran's regional foreign policy / Manochehr Dorraj ; Iran, Israel, and the United States / Scott Ritter ; The Iranian predicament /Mmichael Axworthy
  • IV. The Islamists. Islamists and democracy : the Egyptian Muslim brotherhood / Marwan Bishara ; Talking to terrorists : Hamas and Hezbollah / Mark Perry
  • V. The Arab spring. The Arab spring, 2011 / Eugene Rogan ; Egypt : Mubarak and after / Arthur Goldschmidt Jr. ; Bashar al-Assad, Syria, and the Arab spring / David W. Lesch ; The Arab world at the intersection of the national and the transnational / James L. Gelvin
  • VI. Looking forward. The contemporary Middle East : some questions, some answers / Shibley Telhami
  • Glossary
  • Notable persons
  • Chronology since World War I.