U.S. policy in the Persian Gulf
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U.S. policy in the Persian Gulf hearing before the subcommittees on Arms Control, International Security, and Science, and on Europe and the Middle East of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session, December 15, 1987. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Arms Control, International Security, and Science

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
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  • Military assistance, American -- Persian Gulf Region.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Persian Gulf Region.,
  • Persian Gulf Region -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • Persian Gulf Region -- Strategic aspects.

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Other titlesUS policy in the Persian Gulf.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Europe and the Middle East.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 62 p. ;
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14658120M

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Never before has the Persian Gulf region assumed such importance to basic American interests. In the last half century, the Gulf has evolved from an area of peripheral significance to one where events in the region have a direct bearing on security of the U.S. homeland and on its economic prosperity. Saudi Arabian and other Gulf Arab nationals were involved in the events of September Scholars of international relations tend to prefer one model or another in explaining the foreign policy behavior of governments. Steve Yetiv, however, advocates an approach that applies five familiar models: rational actor, cognitive, domestic politics, groupthink, and bureaucratic politics/5(18). The Persian Gulf (Persian: خلیج فارس ‎, romanized: Xalij-e Fârs, lit. 'Gulf of Fars') is a mediterranean sea in Western body of water is an extension of the Indian Ocean (Gulf of Oman) through the Strait of Hormuz and lies between Iran to the northeast and the Arabian Peninsula to the southwest. The Shatt al-Arab river delta forms the northwest nates: Coordinates: 26°N 52°E / 26°N 52°E. Militarization of the Middle East, The Persian Gulf excerpted from the book Tinderbox U.S. Middle East Policy and the Roots of Terrorism by Stephen Zunes Common Courage Press, , paper p35 The Militarization of the Middle East.

Book Description. Robert J. Pauly, Jr examines the history of US foreign policy toward the Greater Middle East in general and focuses specifically on the fundamental economic, military and political causes of the Persian Gulf crisis.   It is a harbinger of what is to come in U.S. foreign policy. The United States is leaving the Persian Gulf. Not this year or next, but there is no doubt that the United States is on its way : Steven A. Cook.   Dalia Dassa Kaye is director of the Center for Middle East Public Policy and a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation. Before joining RAND, Kaye lived in The Netherlands where she served as a Council on Foreign Relations international affairs fellow at the Dutch Foreign Ministry and taught at the University of Amsterdam. Persian Gulf Wars, two conflicts involving Iraq and U.S.-led coalitions in the late 20th and early 21st cent. The First Persian Gulf War, also known as the Gulf War, Jan.–Feb., , was an armed conflict between Iraq and a coalition of 39 nations including the United States, Britain, Egypt, France, and Saudi Arabia; 28 nations contributed troops.