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Alliances and Regionalism in the Middle East

Louise Fawcett.

in International Relations of the Middle East

May 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Middle Eastern Politics. 11990 words.

This chapter investigates the changing dynamics of regionalism and alliance-making in the Middle East alongside international relations approaches that focus on the role of ideas,...

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The Arab Spring: The ‘People’ in International Relations

Larbi Sadiki.

in International Relations of the Middle East

May 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Middle Eastern Politics. 15724 words.

This chapter examines the Arab Spring and its outcomes from an international relations (IR) perspective by offering a revisionist interpretation that emphasizes the importance of the...

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The Arab–Israeli Conflict

Charles Smith.

in International Relations of the Middle East

May 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Middle Eastern Politics. 12406 words.

This chapter examines the military, political, and economic aspects of the Arab–Israel conflict over time. The Arab–Israeli conflict refers to the belligerency between the Arab states and...

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The Cold War in the Middle East

Peter Sluglett.

in International Relations of the Middle East

May 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Middle Eastern Politics. 9863 words.

This chapter examines how the Cold War affected the states of the Middle East. More specifically, it considers the evidence of which factors drove regional developments and how it has been...

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The Emergence of the Middle East into the Modern State System

Eugene L. Rogan.

in International Relations of the Middle East

May 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Middle Eastern Politics. 12092 words.

This chapter examines the origins and the entry of Middle East states into the international system after the First World War. Drawing on the ideas of the English School of international...

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Europe in the Middle East

Rosemary Hollis.

in International Relations of the Middle East

May 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Middle Eastern Politics. 10088 words.

This chapter examines the evolution of European approaches to the Middle East. Realism would downplay the relevance of institutions such as the European Union and the limits to cooperation....

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Foreign Policymaking in the Middle East: Complex Realism

Raymond Hinnebusch and Anoushiravan Ehteshami.

in International Relations of the Middle East

May 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Middle Eastern Politics. 10707 words.

This chapter examines the process of foreign policymaking by regional states based on a ‘complex realist’ approach, which acknowledges the weight of realist (or power based) arguments but...

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The International Politics of the Gulf

Matteo Legrenzi and F. Gregory Gause.

in International Relations of the Middle East

May 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Middle Eastern Politics. 10345 words.

This chapter examines the international politics of the Gulf region, with particular emphasis on the security challenges confronting the Gulf states. It begins with an analysis of the...

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International Relations of the Middle East

Louise Fawcett.

May 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations; Middle Eastern Politics. 464 pages.

International Relations of the Middle East provides a balanced overview of international relations in the Middle East. Chapters combine a history of the region with analysis of...

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International Relations Theory and the Middle East

Fred H. Lawson.

in International Relations of the Middle East

May 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Middle Eastern Politics. 9799 words.

This chapter examines the different theories and approaches that characterize the study of international relations, along with their application to the Middle East. International relations...

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