The Iraq effect : the Middle East after the Iraq War

The conflict in Iraq has reverberated across the Middle East, affecting the balance of power between neighboring states, their internal political dynamics, how their publics view American credibility, and the strategies and tactics of al-Qa'ida. No matter how the internal situation in Iraq evol...

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Main Author: Wehrey, Frederic M.
Corporate Authors: Rand Corporation, Project Air Force (U.S.)
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND 2010, 2010
Series:Rand Corporation monograph series
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-187)
  • the shifting regional balance of power
  • New challenges to American influence : Chinese and Russian roles in the Middle East
  • Domestic reverberations of the war : internal challenges to regime stability
  • The Iraq War and the future of terrorism : lessons learned and new strategic trends
  • Conclusion : managing the aftershocks of Iraq and seizing opportunities