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Product Description: Beginning in late 2010, peaceful protests against entrenched regimes unexpectedly erupted in a number of Arab countries, causing political upheaval across the region. Through contributions from noted scholars, The Arab Spring provides a comprehensive overview of the causes, key issues, and aftermath of these events...read more

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9780813349749 | 2 edition (Westview Pr, August 2, 2016), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Beginning in late 2010, peaceful protests against entrenched regimes unexpectedly erupted in a number of Arab countries, causing political upheaval across the region.

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Product Description: Leading scholars and policy advisors provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage of historical, contemporary, and theoretical issues of Us foreign policy in the Middle East, updated with a new chapter covering the events of the Arab Spring and its aftermath
By Mark L. Haas (editor) and David W. Lesch (editor)

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9780813350219 | 5 stu upd edition (Westview Pr, December 8, 2015), cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Leading scholars and policy advisors provide comprehensive and authoritative coverage of historical, contemporary, and theoretical issues of Us foreign policy in the Middle East, updated with a new chapter covering the events of the Arab Spring and its aftermath

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Product Description: In 2011, massive protest movements that appeared to come out of nowhere caught the Arab world’s autocrats by surprise and brought down powerful leaders in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. Thousands of Syrians took to the streets in March 2011 calling for the “fall of the regime,” the popular slogan of Arab uprisings, but found themselves confronting a determined foe willing to slaughter thousands of citizens and to destroy entire city neighborhoods in order to hold onto power...read more

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9780810878204 | 3 edition (Scarecrow Pr, December 5, 2013), cover price $138.00 | About this edition: In 2011, massive protest movements that appeared to come out of nowhere caught the Arab world’s autocrats by surprise and brought down powerful leaders in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen.

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Product Description: In this timely book, David Lesch—one of the only Westerners well acquainted with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad—sheds new light on the ophthalmologist-turned-tyrant and how his regime has failed his country. For this updated edition, Lesch has added an epilogue that discusses the formation of the Syrian Coalition; the use of chemical weapons; whether or not outside nations should intervene; Al-Qaeda and Jihadist groups in Syria; the lessons of Iraq; the Geneva Communique plan for the country’s future; and the ongoing human cost of the Syrian conflict...read more

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9780300186512 | Yale Univ Pr, September 18, 2012, cover price $28.00

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9780300197228 | New upd edition (Yale Univ Pr, August 22, 2013), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In this timely book, David Lesch—one of the only Westerners well acquainted with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad—sheds new light on the ophthalmologist-turned-tyrant and how his regime has failed his country.

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Product Description: Whether filtered through the news, the film industry, or the classroom, the Arab-Israeli conflict has become a pervasive--and often misinterpreted--subject on our contemporary cultural landscape. In this compelling text, David W. Lesch, a widely respected scholar and commentator on modern Middle Eastern politics, presents the most balanced and accessible account of the conflict to date...read more

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9780195172294 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, August 1, 2007, cover price $105.95 | About this edition: Whether filtered through the news, the film industry, or the classroom, the Arab-Israeli conflict has become a pervasive--and often misinterpreted--subject on our contemporary cultural landscape.

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9780195172300 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 1, 2007, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Whether filtered through the news, the film industry, or the classroom, the Arab-Israeli conflict has become a pervasive--and often misinterpreted--subject on our contemporary cultural landscape.

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The Third Edition of this acclaimed survey brings together scholars and diplomats from the Middle East, Europe, and North America to provide an objective, cross-cultural assessment of US policy toward the Middle East. The Third Edition has been completely revised and updated. It includes entirely new chapters on US-Afghanistan relations from the Soviet invasion to Osama bin Laden, recent developments in US-Turkey relations, and the historic Baghdad Pact. More than ever, The Middle East and the United States provides compellingly comprehensive and authoritative coverage of US foreign policy and Middle East political history from World War I through the Cold War and Gulf War to the present.
By David W. Lesch (editor)

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9780813340494 | 3 sub edition (Westview Pr, January 1, 2003), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: The Third Edition of this acclaimed survey brings together scholars and diplomats from the Middle East, Europe, and North America to provide an objective, cross-cultural assessment of US policy toward the Middle East.
9780813324043 | Westview Pr, April 1, 1996, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The important relationship between the United States and the Middle East has historically been examined from a one-dimensional perspective.

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9780813343495 | 4th edition (Westview Pr, January 1, 2007), cover price $52.00
9780813339405 | 3rd edition (Westview Pr, January 1, 2003), cover price $50.00
9780813335599 | 2 sub edition (Westview Pr, February 1, 1999), cover price $45.00

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Product Description: Is Syria a rogue state? How important is it to the fates of Iraq, Iran, Israel, and Lebanon? Based on unique and extraordinary access to Syria’s President Bashar al-Asad, his circle, and his family, this book tells Syria’s inside story...read more

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9780300109917 | Yale Univ Pr, November 11, 2005, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Is Syria a rogue state?

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Product Description: Offers students different critical perspectives on major historical events, drawn from all time periods and from all parts of the globe. Each volume has a thematic, era or subject-specific focus and contains roughly 50 entries. Entries begin with a brief overview summarizing the controversy followed by two or more signed, point-counterpoint essays...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Benjamin Frankel (editor) and David W. Lesch (editor)

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9781558624726 | St James Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $240.00 | About this edition: Offers students different critical perspectives on major historical events, drawn from all time periods and from all parts of the globe.

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Product Description: repercussions of the events of 1979 down to the present day. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780813339429 | Westview Pr, July 1, 2001, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: There are a number of individual years in modern Middle East history that stand out in importance.

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9780813339160 | Westview Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: repercussions of the events of 1979 down to the present day.

Product Description: The repurcussions of the "Syrian crisis" of 1957, a covert attempt by the Eisenhower administration to overthrow what it perceived to be an emerging Soviet client state, almost precipitated a superpower confrontation and made obvious the pitfalls of a Middle East policy focused on the "Soviet threat"...read more

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9780813385822 | Westview Pr, September 1, 1992, cover price $62.50 | About this edition: The repurcussions of the "Syrian crisis" of 1957, a covert attempt by the Eisenhower administration to overthrow what it perceived to be an emerging Soviet client state, almost precipitated a superpower confrontation and made obvious the pitfalls of a Middle East policy focused on the "Soviet threat".

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