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Riding the Tiger: The Middle East Challenge After the Cold War

Riding the Tiger: The Middle East Challenge After the Cold War

Edited by Phebe Marr and William Lewis

Westview Press, 1993, 253 pp.

An early and generally successful effort to assess the impact of the end of the Cold War and the defeat of Saddam Hussein, these essays cover the traditional agenda of the Arab-Israeli conflict, the arms race, Russian policy, the Persian Gulf and oil, as well as the new agenda of water, Islamic movements and ethnic conflict.