Egypt, Syria and the Arab State System in the New World Order

  • Raymond A. Hinnebusch

Abstract

The Gulf crisis, which exposed and aggravated the bankruptcy of the Arab state ‘system’, stimulated much discussion of the need for a new Arab order. The most concrete attempt to create one was the Damascus Declaration, in which Egypt and Syria sought to manipulate the opportunities and avoid the threats inherent in the impact of the New World Order (NWO) on the Middle East.

Keywords

Migration Europe Amid Syria Assure 

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1994

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