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Arab-Israeli Wars and US Foreign Policy - Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History
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Index to p. This is a comprehensive study of the first 15 years of post-World War II American diplomacy in the Middle East and its impact on developments in Lebanon.
Notes From The Minefield
Irene L. Gendzier has amassed valuable information to research the factors that led to the landing of the US Marines in Beirut in , and has given the reader a clear picture of Washington's relations with the Arab world at an important phase in the Cold War.
Notes From the Minefield is divided into five chapters. The first, "Setting of U. Policy," defines the historical and political fundamentals of US global interests and describes the formation of Lebanon as a modern state.
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The second focuses on the role of Lebanon's political elite in structuring that country's external alliances, as well as on the United States' economic and political stakes in the Middle East during the Truman administration The fourth chapter looks at the events that preceded the decision to dispatch American military troops to Lebanon.
Finally, the dynamics of US military intervention in Lebanon and the implications of that intervention-internationally and regionally-are the topics of the last chapter of the book.
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