The Complete Idiot's Guide to Middle East Conflict

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Middle East Conflict

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Penguin Putnam
Fully updated fourth edition.

The Middle East is perhaps the most tumultuous area on earth, with ancient battles still being fought. This updated guide offers an intense look? through the lens of present-day knowledge?at current events and the everchanging political and social landscape, as well as the region?s history. And it addresses:

?The re-arming of Hezbollah
?Iran?s increased threat of acquiring nuclear weapons
?The odds of Palestinian unity in peace talks
?The evacuation from Gaza



Dorling Kindersley Pub
Fully updated fourth edition.

The Middle East is perhaps the most tumultuous area on earth, with ancient battles still being fought. This updated guide offers an intense look through the lens of present-day knowledgeat current events and the everchanging political and social landscape, as well as the regions history. And it addresses:

The re-arming of Hezbollah
Irans increased threat of acquiring nuclear weapons
The odds of Palestinian unity in peace talks
The evacuation from Gaza

Baker & Taylor
Updated to encompass the latest events and developments, a study of this tumultuous region describes the historical background of the Middle East, looks at its wars and terrorist attacks, and recounts the intervention of Western nations, with new information on Iran's nuclear capabilities, the new power of Hezbollah, and prospects for peace in Palestine. Original.

Book News
This guide explains the Middle East conflict by tracing the history of the area, the origins of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and the wars between the people of the Middle East since biblical times. Bard unravels the complicated topic, discussing the element of religion; the hostility between Jews and Arabs; disputes among Muslim and Arab states; the impact of World War I and the creation of Israel; the 1991 Gulf War; the US interest in oil; and US-Israel military ties. He focuses only on countries that are linked to the region's conflicts: Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Yemen. This edition is revised and updated to include recent events such as the increasing threat from Iran and the rearming of Hezbollah. Bard, a policy analyst who specializes in US-Middle East policy, has written many books and articles on historical topics. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

DK Publishing
Fully updated fourth edition.

The Middle East is perhaps the most tumultuous area on earth, with ancient battles still being fought. This updated guide offers an intense look? through the lens of present-day knowledge?at current events and the everchanging political and social landscape, as well as the region?s history. And it addresses:

?The re-arming of Hezbollah
?Iran?s increased threat of acquiring nuclear weapons
?The odds of Palestinian unity in peace talks
?The evacuation from Gaza

Publisher: New York, N.Y., USA : Alpha Books, c2008
Edition: 4th ed
ISBN: 9781592577910
1592577911
Characteristics: xxxiii, 462 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm

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