Review by J. R. Bullington
Peace Works: America’s Unifying Role in a Turbulent World. By Rick Barton. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, April 2018. Pages: 312. ISBN-13: 978-1538113004 and ISBN-10: 1538113007
Review by J. R. Bullington
by Abdallah Al Dardari Aleppo is a landmark in the Syrian conflict and has become the strongest signal of the failure of the western approach to diplomacy and other means of influence to end the conflict. This failure calls for … Read more
by Edward Marks and Robert Cox No quick fix is on offer for the great geopolitical turmoil in the Middle East. Laying its demons to rest will be a long haul requiring guns and classical diplomacy as well as social … Read more
by Curt Jones As a geopolitical region, the Middle East generates a never-ending power struggle for overall hegemony. That objective has never been achieved by a single contender. The Caliphate came closest. From the death of Muhammad in 632, the … Read more
by Sol Schindler Because of Secretary Kerry’s perseverance and industry we shall soon see three international conferences underway, all attempting to pacify different corners of the Middle East. Those of us who have run laps around those corners these last … Read more
By Samuel Helfont, Associate Scholar in FPRI’s Program on the Middle East Text: https://www.fpri.org/articles/2013/12/geopolitics-sunni-shii-divide-middle-east SYMPOSIUM Review by Michael W. Cotter This lecture from an FPRI conference for teachers is well worth reading for two reasons. First, it provides an excellent, … Read more
Review by Michael W. Cotter
Review by Curt Jones
The Contemporary Middle East, Third Edition, Edited by Karl Yambert with a contribution by Shibley Telhami, Westview Press: Boulder, Colorado, 2012, ISBN-13: 978-0813348391, pp. 448
Review by Francis P. Sempa
Review by David T. Jones
Review by William A. Rugh
Scripting Middle East Leaders: The Impact of Leadership Perceptions on US and UK Foreign Policy, edited by Lawrence Freedman and Jeffrey H. Michaels, ISDN 13: 978-1441191656: New York: Bloomsbury, 2013, 194 pp.
Review by Curtis F. Jones
The Middle East and the United States: History, Politics and Ideologies, Fifth Edition, Edited by David W. Lesch and Mark L. Haas. Westview Press, 2012. ISBN-13: 978081334529, 540 pp.
New Ambiance–New U.S. Policy?
by Curtis F. Jones
by James L. Abrahamson
by Haviland Smith
by Andrew P. B. White
by Lucy Chester
By Curtis F. Jones Drawing upon decades of experience in the Middle East, the author offers a historical look back, followed by his personal analysis of the current state of affairs in that volatile region. Mr. Jones, a retired senior … Read more