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Title Conflict and insurgency in the contemporary Middle East / edited by Barry Rubin
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 289 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Middle eastern military studies
Middle eastern military studies.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Contributors; Introduction; 1 What do Middle Eastern armies do?; 2 The Arab as insurgent and counterinsurgent; 3 The Iran-Iraq war: Will without means; 4 The lessons of the jihadist insurgency in Saudi Arabia; 5 Egypt's civil war; 6 Terrorism as a military factor: The Israeli-Palestinian peace process era, 1993-2000; 7 Lebanon 2006: Unfinished war; 8 Lebanon's militia wars; 9 The Soviet-Afghan war*: A superpower mired in the mountains; 10 The Morocco-Polisario war for Western Sahara, 1975-1991
Summary This book surveys the main conflicts and insurgencies in recent Middle East history, focusing mainly on the period since the 1980s and taking a historical-analytical approach
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Insurgency -- Middle East -- History -- 20th century.
Insurgency -- Middle East -- History -- 21st century.
Middle East -- History -- 1979-
Middle East -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Middle East -- History, Military -- 21st century.
Genre/Form History.
Military history.
Form Electronic book
Author Rubin, Barry M.
ISBN 0203881877 (electronic bk.)
0415457580 (hbk.)
9780203881873 (electronic bk.)
9780415457583 (hbk.)