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The Resource Perilous power : the Middle East & U.S. foreign policy : dialogues on terror, democracy, war, and justice, Noam Chomsky & Gilbert Achcar ; edited with a preface by Stephen R. Shalom

Perilous power : the Middle East & U.S. foreign policy : dialogues on terror, democracy, war, and justice, Noam Chomsky & Gilbert Achcar ; edited with a preface by Stephen R. Shalom

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Perilous power : the Middle East & U.S. foreign policy : dialogues on terror, democracy, war, and justice
Title
Perilous power
Title remainder
the Middle East & U.S. foreign policy : dialogues on terror, democracy, war, and justice
Statement of responsibility
Noam Chomsky & Gilbert Achcar ; edited with a preface by Stephen R. Shalom
Title variation
Middle East and U.S. foreign policy
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The volatile Middle East is a site of vast resources, profound passions, frequent crises, and long-standing conflicts, as well as a major source of international tensions and a key site of direct US intervention. This book brings an understanding of the internal dynamics of the Middle East and of the role of the United States
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186824
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DLC
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Chomsky, Noam
Dewey number
327.73056
Index
index present
LC call number
DS63.2.U5
LC item number
C445 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1948-
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  • Achcar, Gilbert
  • Shalom, Stephen Rosskamm
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True
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  • Middle East
  • United States
  • Terrorism
  • Iraq War, 2003-
  • Insurgency
  • Democracy
Target audience
adult
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the Middle East and U.S. foreign policy : dialogues on terror, democracy, war, and justice
Label
Perilous power : the Middle East & U.S. foreign policy : dialogues on terror, democracy, war, and justice, Noam Chomsky & Gilbert Achcar ; edited with a preface by Stephen R. Shalom
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0617/2006021980.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-266) and index
Contents
Preface -- Terrorism and conspiracies. Defining terrorism ; The terrorist threat ; Responding to terrorism ; 9/11 conspiracies ; Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait -- Fundamentalism and democracy. Fundamentalism ; The Saudi Kingdom ; Democracy in the Middle East ; Fundamentalism and democracy ; Democracy since the Iraq invasion -- Sources of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. Oil ; Israel, the Israel lobby, and U.S. policy ; Israel and U.S. interests -- Wars in the "greater Middle East". Afghanistan ; Responding to 9/11 ; Afghanistan today ; The United States and Iraq, 2003 ; Other major powers and Iraq ; The current situation in Iraq ; The Iraqi insurgency ; U.S. policy in Iraq today ; What should the antiwar movement be calling for? ; Will withdrawal lead to civil war? ; The Kurds in Iraq ; The Kurds in Turkey -- Secession, self-determination, and justice ; Syria ; Iran -- The Israel-Palestine conflict. The legitimacy of Israel ; Palestinian say in any settlement ; Going from a settlement to lasting peace ; Palestinians within Israel ; Mizrahim ; The Palestinian refugees ; Efforts to achieve peace ; The Palestinian view of a settlement ; Zionism and the Palestinians ; Israeli politics ; Palestinian politics ; How can we support justice in Israel/Palestine? ; Boycotts, divestment, and other tactics ; Anti-semitism ; Anti-semitism in Western Europe ; Anti-Arab racism and Islamophobia -- Epilogue. The situation in Iraq ; Hamas in power ; The Israel-Hezbollah-Lebanon conflict ; The Israel lobby ; The United States and Iran ; Hezbollah ; Confrontation with Hamas and Hezbollah
Control code
ocm70630340
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 276 p.
Isbn
9781594513121
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2006021980
Label
Perilous power : the Middle East & U.S. foreign policy : dialogues on terror, democracy, war, and justice, Noam Chomsky & Gilbert Achcar ; edited with a preface by Stephen R. Shalom
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0617/2006021980.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-266) and index
Contents
Preface -- Terrorism and conspiracies. Defining terrorism ; The terrorist threat ; Responding to terrorism ; 9/11 conspiracies ; Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait -- Fundamentalism and democracy. Fundamentalism ; The Saudi Kingdom ; Democracy in the Middle East ; Fundamentalism and democracy ; Democracy since the Iraq invasion -- Sources of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. Oil ; Israel, the Israel lobby, and U.S. policy ; Israel and U.S. interests -- Wars in the "greater Middle East". Afghanistan ; Responding to 9/11 ; Afghanistan today ; The United States and Iraq, 2003 ; Other major powers and Iraq ; The current situation in Iraq ; The Iraqi insurgency ; U.S. policy in Iraq today ; What should the antiwar movement be calling for? ; Will withdrawal lead to civil war? ; The Kurds in Iraq ; The Kurds in Turkey -- Secession, self-determination, and justice ; Syria ; Iran -- The Israel-Palestine conflict. The legitimacy of Israel ; Palestinian say in any settlement ; Going from a settlement to lasting peace ; Palestinians within Israel ; Mizrahim ; The Palestinian refugees ; Efforts to achieve peace ; The Palestinian view of a settlement ; Zionism and the Palestinians ; Israeli politics ; Palestinian politics ; How can we support justice in Israel/Palestine? ; Boycotts, divestment, and other tactics ; Anti-semitism ; Anti-semitism in Western Europe ; Anti-Arab racism and Islamophobia -- Epilogue. The situation in Iraq ; Hamas in power ; The Israel-Hezbollah-Lebanon conflict ; The Israel lobby ; The United States and Iran ; Hezbollah ; Confrontation with Hamas and Hezbollah
Control code
ocm70630340
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 276 p.
Isbn
9781594513121
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2006021980

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