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The Failed Cartel

Giuliano Garavini

in The Rise and Fall of OPEC in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198832836
eISBN:
9780191871306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832836.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

Chapter 7 describes the rise of non-OPEC oil production, especially in the UK, Norway, and Mexico, and the start of the price-slump at the beginning of the 1980s, also due to increased production ... More


“The Hamlet of Nations”: The Rhetoric and Reality of the Reagan Administration’s Counterterrorism Policy, 1980–1985

Christopher J. Fuller

in See It/Shoot It: The Secret History of the CIA's Lethal Drone Program

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218541
eISBN:
9780300227673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218541.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter reveals that the concept of waging war against terrorists did not arise from the ruins of the World Trade Center, but can in fact be traced back to a small group of counterterrorism ... More


“Let’s Find a Way to Go after Them”: The Fadlallah Affair and the Achille Lauro Hijacking, 1985

Christopher J. Fuller

in See It/Shoot It: The Secret History of the CIA's Lethal Drone Program

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218541
eISBN:
9780300227673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218541.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter challenges the perception that the CIA has become militarized as a result of the War on Terror. It explains that the agency's role as the United States' vanguard in its violent ... More


Genesis: Containment and Cold War in the Muslim World

Douglas Little

in Us versus Them: "The United States, Radical Islam, and the Rise of the Green Threat"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626802
eISBN:
9781469628042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626802.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The strategy of containment that American officials adopted toward the Soviet Union after 1945 was the product of two trends, one long-term—fear of the “demonic other” dating from Age of ... More


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