The Long Campaign

Jeremy Salt

in The Unmaking of the Middle East

Published by University of California Press

Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9780520255517
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520934757 | DOI:
The Long Campaign

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This chapter discusses the present condition of Israel and Iraq after their involvement in various conflicts. It explains that Israel had already unilaterally withdrawn settlers from the Gaza Strip in 2005, leaving the territory to Palestine, and discusses the continuing presence of U.S. troops in Iraq. The chapter summarizes the effects of two centuries of Western involvement in the Middle East.

Keywords: Israel; Iraq; Gaza Strip; Palestine; U.S. troops; Middle East; conflicts

Chapter.  8710 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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