Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1981
Special Studies Series
This is a collection of one hundred forty-four studies concerning the problems of the Middle East in the years 1945 to 1980. The papers deal both with problems of the whole region and with the separate countries of Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen. The topics include the Arab-Israeli conflict, the military situation and the internal problems of individual countries, superpower involvement and their policies, an analysis of the oil problem, tension in the Persian Gulf region, United States arms sales and their implications, the Palestinian problem and terrorism. These studies were commissioned by various United States government agencies from a number of private and governmental “think tanks” such as the Army War College, Rand Corporation, and the Center for Naval Analyses and Operations Research, Inc.
The guide gives a precis of each paper and includes a subject index. The authors and their institutional affiliations are also listed. Available in print under the call number DS63.1 .M53 1970-1880.