Critical Issues Facing the Middle East

Security, Politics, and Economics

  • Editors
  • James A. Russell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction

    1. James A. Russell
      Pages 1-9
  3. Political Economy

  4. Emerging Political Dynamics

  5. Regional Security and Stability

    1. Ellen Laipson, Emile Hokayem
      Pages 149-177
    2. Judith S. Yaphe
      Pages 179-195
  6. Strategy and Policy

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 220-224

About this book


Addressing systemic changes in the Middle East's security environment since the Iraq War, prominent experts analyze the challenges these changes pose to US strategy and policy. They examine the causes of profound economic, political and religious transitions and their implications for hopes of reform.


environment Iran Israel liberty networks Policy politics Proliferation reform strategy war weapons Weapons of Mass Destruction

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