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Middle East Politics: The Military Dimension

J. C. Hurewitz



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07 June 2019
Regional studies; Politics & government
By:   J. C. Hurewitz
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Weight:   1.207kg
ISBN:   9780367020903
ISBN 10:   0367020904
Pages:   568
Publication Date:   07 June 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Preface -- American Entanglement in Three-Dimensional Politics -- Legacies -- The Islamic Tradition* -- The Beginnings of Military Modernization* -- European Imperial Styles -- Postwar Politics -- Military Politics and the Lingering Cold War -- Armies in Postwar Politics -- Military Republics -- Egypt: Military Rule in a Rapidly Changing Society -- Military Roulette: Syria and Iraq -- Sudan: Military Interruption of Civilian Rule -- Military-Civilian Coalitions -- Junior Partners: Pakistan and Algeria -- Concealed Partners: Pakistan and Turkey -- Traditional Monarchies -- Libya: Triumph of Sanusi Leadership -- Saudi Arabia: The Peninsula Under Najdi Rule -- Yemen: Test of Zaydi Durability -- Modernizing Monarchies -- An American Client: Iran -- Cold War Beneficiary: Afghanistan -- Jordan: Keeping a Nonviable State Alive -- Constitutional Absolutism: Morocco -- Kuwayt: An Affluent Amirate under Political Siege -- Non-military Republics -- Garrison Democracy: Israel* -- Confessional Democracy: Lebanon* -- Tunisia: Stable One-Party System -- Regional Consequences -- Armies as Agencies of Social Change -- Arms Races in the Region -- Races in the Arab-Israel Zone -- Changing Military Politics and United States Options -- Bibliographic Note

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