Rethinking a Middle East in Transition

Rethinking a Middle East in Transition

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Presents the opinions of an array of experts on the region, drawn from their presentations at the Middle East Institute’s 64th Annual Conference in November 2010, on the eve of the Jasmine Revolution. Topics include the Arab-Israeli peace process; Iran and its role in the region; the challenges of the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan and Pakistan; condition in Iraq as the U.S. withdraws its forces; the Obama administration’s policies in response to these issues and more.

Table of Contents:

Preface by Wendy J. Chamberlin, Middle East Institute

Introduction by Kenneth H. WIlliams, Marine Corps University Press

Part I: America's Middle East Policy in the Second Half of the Obama Term

1. Efforts in Israeli-Palestinian Mediation
     by David  Makovsky, Washington Institute for Near East Policy
2. Iraq: The Jury is Sill Out
     by Joost R. Hiltermann, International Crisis Group
3. Taking Stock of U.S. Policy Toward Iran
     by Suzanne Maloney, Brookings Institution
4. Connecting the Dots: A Comprehensive Strategy for a Broader Middle East
     by Edward P. Djerejian, Baker Institute, Rice University
5. Discussion of America's Middle East Policy
     Moderated by Barbara K. Bodine, Princeton University

Part II: New Approaches to Nonstate Armed Actors

6. Negotiating with Terrorists
    by Mitchell B. Reiss, Washington College
7. State versus Nonstate Interventions in Fragile States
    by David Kilcullen, Center for a New American Security
8.  What are Our Objectives with Nonstate Actors?
     by Robert Malley, International Crisis Group
9.  De-radicalization and Disengagement Programs
     by Peter R. Neumann, King's College, London
10. Discussion of New Approaches to Nonstate ARmed Actors
    Moderated by Roger Hardy, Woodwrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Part III:  Shifting Regional Dynamics: Turkey, Israel, Iran and the Arab States

11. Turkey's Middle East Policy
      by Omer Taspinar, Brookings Institution
12. The Rising Iran?
       by Alex Vantanka, Middle East Institute
13. Israel's Perspective on the Broader Middle East
      by itamar Ravinovich, Tel Aviv University
14. The Arab Dimension of the Regional System
      by Shibley Telhami, University of Maryland/Brookings Institution
15. Discussion of Shifting Regional Dynamics
      Moderated by Genieve Abdo, The Century Foundation

Part IV:  Reevaluating U.S. Policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan

16. Afghanistan and Pakistan -- Where are We?
      by Brian Katulis, Center for American Progress
17. Military Strategy in the South Asian Theater
      by Stephen D. Biddle, Council on Foreign Relations
18. Reevaluating U.S. Policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan
      by Paul R. Pillar, Georgetown University
19. Pakistan-U.S. Relations
      by Hassan Abbas, Columbia University
20. Discussion of U.S. Policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan
      Moderated by Caroline Wadhams, Center for American Progress

Contributors
Index

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Keywords: Middle East, Middle East reconstruction, Turkey and U.S., Afghanistan and Pakistan, military strategy in south asian theater, military strategy South Asia, Pakistan-U.S. relations, u.s. policy Pakistan, u.s. policy afghanistan, nonstate armed actors us policies, negotiating with terrorists, terrorists, terrorism, U.S. Middle East policy, military, U.S. military and Middle East

 

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GPO Stock Number:
008-000-01058-7
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9780160901751
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Defense Dept., Navy, Marine Corps, Marine Corps University and the Middle East Institute
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Williams, Kenneth H.
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2011: 232 p.; ill.
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