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The Foreign Policies of Arab States: The Challenge of Globalization

Bahgat Korany and Ali E. Hillal Dessouki

Abstract

This book has become a standard textbook in Middle East studies curricula all over the world. This third edition, with new material reflecting the earth-shaking events at the end of the Cold War and the continuation of violence and terrorism, examines foreign policies of nine Arab states in the context of globalization. The chapters first establish an analytical framework for assessing foreign policy, which are applied chapter by chapter to Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates, Algeria, and Iraq.

Keywords: Third World, foreign policies, Middle East, Cold War, violence, terrorism, Arab states, globalization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9789774163609
Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774163609.001.0001

Authors

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Bahgat Korany, author

Ali E. Hillal Dessouki, author

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Introduction

Bahgat Korany and Ali E. Hillal Dessouki

7 Foreign Policy as a Strategic National Asset: The Case of Jordan

Ali E. Hillal Dessouki and Karen Abul Kheir