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Negotiating a Foothold

Geoffrey F. Gresh

in Gulf Security and the U.S. Military: Regime Survival and the Politics of Basing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804794206
eISBN:
9780804795067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794206.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter explores the origins of the U.S. military’s complex relationship with the Gulf Arab monarchies, especially with the Saud royal family, following the Second World War. A more permanent ... More


Regime Survival and the U.S. Military

Geoffrey F. Gresh

in Gulf Security and the U.S. Military: Regime Survival and the Politics of Basing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804794206
eISBN:
9780804795067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794206.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines the events that led to the eventual basing termination and expulsion of the U.S. military from its Saudi bases in 1962. With fewer external security concerns by the early 1960s, ... More


Putting the System to Work

Samuel Helfont

in Compulsion in Religion: Saddam Hussein, Islam, and the Roots of Insurgencies in Iraq

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190843311
eISBN:
9780190843342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843311.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the way that the regime used its institutions and authoritarian systems to propagate its Ba’thist interpretation of religion. The chapter discusses the differences between ... More


The Trauma of al-Nakba: Collective Memory and the Rise of Palestinian National Identity

Issam Nassar

in Trauma and Memory: Reading, Healing, and Making Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754057
eISBN:
9780804768122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754057.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter evaluates in detail the emergence, construction, and reconstruction of Palestinian identity in relation to the 1948 trauma of “al-Nakba.” It also argues that the experience of ... More


Covert Operations and Nation-Building in North Africa During World War II

Todd M. Thompson

in Norman Anderson and the Christian Mission to Modernize Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190697624
eISBN:
9780190943073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697624.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter provides an account of Norman Anderson’s participation in World War II and his influence on Britain’s approach to the ‘Libyan Question’. It places Anderson’s involvement in Britain’s ... More


Secularism in the Arab World: Contexts, Ideas and Consequences

Aziz al-Azmeh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474447461
eISBN:
9781474480697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447461.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book provides a study of secularisation and secularism in the Arab World, between middle of the nineteenth century and the end of the twentieth. It approaches the its subject in the modern ... More


Setting the Stage before Conflict

Louis A. Fishman

in Jews and Palestinians in the Late Ottoman Era, 1908-1914: Claiming the Homeland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474453998
eISBN:
9781474480758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453998.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter looks at the history of Ottoman Palestine from the late 18th century up to the 1908 Young Turk Revolution, focusing on the historic ties to the land of both Palestinians and Jews. It ... More


Repositioning Armenians in Newly Post-Colonial Nation-states: Lebanon and Syria, 1945–1946

Tsolin Nalbantian

in Armenians Beyond Diaspora: Making Lebanon their Own

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474458566
eISBN:
9781474480703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458566.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chapter 1 investigates Lebanese Armenians’ triangulations and balancing acts vis-à-vis the Lebanese state, its wider Arab environment, and the Armenian Socialist Soviet Republic (ASSR) around the ... More


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