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After Civil War: Bosnia and Herzegovina, El Salvador, and Lebanon

Zoltan Barany

in The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter looks at the army building in three very different political environments: the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Lebanese civil war (1975–90), and the civil war in El Salvador ... More


Post-War Anglophone Lebanese Fiction: Home Matters in the Diaspora

Syrine Hout

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643424
eISBN:
9780748676569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643424.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This study examines the phenomenon of the post-civil war Anglophone Lebanese fictional narrative by exploring the permutations of ‘homeness’ – the different spaces (homeland, host country, ... More


Introduction: “This Is the American Policy”

James R. Stocker

in Spheres of Intervention: US Foreign Policy and the Collapse of Lebanon, 1967-1976

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700774
eISBN:
9781501704154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700774.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book examines the connection between the collapse of the Lebanese state and the United States's evolving role in the Middle East. It argues that U.S. policy toward Lebanon was linked to ... More


Disturbing Potential: The United States and the Renewed Conflict

James R. Stocker

in Spheres of Intervention: US Foreign Policy and the Collapse of Lebanon, 1967-1976

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700774
eISBN:
9781501704154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700774.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the United States's reaction to the outbreak of the Lebanese Civil War in 1975–1976. During the fist eight months following the outbreak of the civil war, the U.S. government ... More


Wanting to See: Wartime Witnessing and Postwar Haunting in Lebanese Cinema

Kamran Rastegar

in Surviving Images: Cinema, War, and Cultural Memory in the Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199390168
eISBN:
9780199390199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199390168.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines Lebanese representations of war, namely the 1975–1991 Lebanese civil war and the 2006 Israeli war. In doing so, it presents a trajectory of how memory of the wars is constituted ... More


Spheres of Intervention: US Foreign Policy and the Collapse of Lebanon, 1967-1976

James R. Stocker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700774
eISBN:
9781501704154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700774.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book examines the history of diplomatic relations between the United States and Lebanon during a transformational period for Lebanon and a time of dynamic changes in U.S. policy toward the ... More


Material Traces of Lebanon: A Documentary Aesthetics of Feeling in the Art Gallery

Tess Takahashi

in Post-1990 Documentary: Reconfiguring Independence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748694136
eISBN:
9781474412193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694136.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter first asserts that ‘speculative’ forms of documentary art — defined as playful, experimental and unbridled — accentuate the uncertain boundary between fiction and fact, but also between ... More


Money, Arms, and the New Sectarian Violence, 1967–1988

Laura Robson

in The Politics of Mass Violence in the Middle East

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198825036
eISBN:
9780191863684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825036.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

This chapter looks at the international channeling of money and weaponry into local and regional politics in the context of the Cold War and the ways these Cold War formulations articulated and ... More


Epilogue: The Cycle Continues

James R. Stocker

in Spheres of Intervention: US Foreign Policy and the Collapse of Lebanon, 1967-1976

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700774
eISBN:
9781501704154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700774.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book has demonstrated the importance of the U.S. sphere of intervention in the struggles that have defined Lebanon's recent history. It has argued that the United States's policy in Lebanon was ... More


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