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The Middle East in the Coming Decade: From Wellhead to Well-Being
The Middle East in the Coming Decade: From Wellhead to Well-Being
By John Waterbury and Ragaei El Mallakh
McGraw-Hill (for the Council on Foreign Relations/1980s Project), 1978, 217 pp
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Two thoughtful essays look at the Middle East and its future in the context of North-South relations. The political scientist (Waterbury) is generally more skeptical than the economist (El Mallakh) on the possibilities of constructive statemanship and regional cooperation.