A World of Trouble

A World of Trouble

The White House and the Middle East--from the Cold War to the War on Terror

Book - 2009
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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.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780374292898
0374292892
Branch Call Number: 327.73 Tyler
327.73 Tyler
Characteristics: 628 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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Jul 15, 2015

It takes a rebel to lead a revolution,...

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SEBoiko
Jul 15, 2015

But neither the Israelis nor the Palestinians were ready for compromise.

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SEBoiko
Jul 15, 2015

..., the competition between Jews and Arabs to sway US Presidents in order to gain the upper hand in congressional debates or to seize the moral high ground in public opinion is now a permanent aspect of American foreign policy.

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Jul 15, 2015

Oil had won the world wars.

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Jul 15, 2015

After six decades of escalations American involvement in the Middle East, it is nearly impossible to discern any overarching approach to the region. American leaders have been unable to agree on a firm set of principles, a consistent set of goals, or a course of action the could bring peace and stability to the Middle East.

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Mar 12, 2011

Really shows what goes in the white house under a series of american presidents and how the handle the middle east.

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