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Author Ryan, Curtis R.

Title Inter-Arab alliances : regime security and Jordanian foreign policy / Curtis R. Ryan
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 264 pages)
Series Governance and international relations in the Middle East
Governance and international relations in the Middle East.
Contents Regime security, alliances, and inter-Arab politics -- Security dilemmas in Arab politics -- Ideology and political economy in inter-Arab alliances -- The case studies and Jordanian policy in context -- Jordan and the October War coalition -- The Jordanian alliance with Syria -- The Jordanian alliance with Iraq -- Jordan and the Arab Cooperation Council -- Jordan and the first U.S.-Iraq War -- Beyond Arab alliances? : Jordan's peace with Israel -- Ending the Jordanian-Syrian Cold War -- Jordan and the second U.S.-Iraq War -- Regime security and shifting Arab alliances
Summary Ryan examines the remarkably stable Jordan as a microcosm of the region's politics, and traces the last four decades of Jordanian foreign policy in an attempt to better understand what seems like chaos
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-258) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Internal security -- Jordan.
Arab countries -- Foreign relations -- Jordan.
Jordan -- Foreign relations -- Arab countries.
Jordan -- Politics and government -- 1999-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813039967 (electronic bk.)
9780813039961 (electronic bk.)