Foreign Policies of States
One of the issues that threads its way through histories of the Middle East during the Cold War is the relative extent to which events are ascribable to the influence of outside powers rather than regional actors.
In this timely and straightforward book, eight authors have examined the issue of arms control in the Middle East. Each author presents the perspective of a different country in the region.
In the Middle East, a rapidly expanding population is making even more rapidly expanding demands upon the water supply.
Miriam Lowi, in a book that is by and large thoroughly researched and amply documented, considers the Jordan River basin from both a politico economic and geographical perspective, and attempts comparisons (chapter 3) with other ri
Over the last 30 years a significant number of Americans and other Westerners have developed some knowledge of Bahrain and the impressive economic and social progress which this small country has made.
Oman's history, geographic location and national experience practically require the country to adopt a thoughtful and cosmopolitan foreign policy in order to survive and prosper.
Mohammed Al-Fahim's book, From Rags to Riches: A Story of Abu Dhabi, is a deeply moving, well-written account of the remarkable transformation of an impoverished, desert