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Author Chomsky, Noam.

Title Perilous power : the Middle East & U.S. foreign policy : dialogues on terror, democracy, war, and justice / Noam Chomsky & Gilbert Achcar ; edited with a preface by Stephen R. Shalom.

Imprint Boulder : Paradigm Publishers, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    327.7305 CHO    DUE 03-01-21 Billed
Description xi, 276 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-266) and index.
Contents Preface -- Terrorism and conspiracies. Defining terrorism ; The terrorist threat ; Responding to terrorism ; 9/11 conspiracies ; Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait -- Fundamentalism and democracy. Fundamentalism ; The Saudi Kingdom ; Democracy in the Middle East ; Fundamentalism and democracy ; Democracy since the Iraq invasion -- Sources of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. Oil ; Israel, the Israel lobby, and U.S. policy ; Israel and U.S. interests -- Wars in the "greater Middle East". Afghanistan ; Responding to 9/11 ; Afghanistan today ; The United States and Iraq, 2003 ; Other major powers and Iraq ; The current situation in Iraq ; The Iraqi insurgency ; U.S. policy in Iraq today ; What should the antiwar movement be calling for? ; Will withdrawal lead to civil war? ; The Kurds in Iraq ; The Kurds in Turkey -- Secession, self-determination, and justice ; Syria ; Iran -- The Israel-Palestine conflict. The legitimacy of Israel ; Palestinian say in any settlement ; Going from a settlement to lasting peace ; Palestinians within Israel ; Mizrahim ; The Palestinian refugees ; Efforts to achieve peace ; The Palestinian view of a settlement ; Zionism and the Palestinians ; Israeli politics ; Palestinian politics ; How can we support justice in Israel/Palestine? ; Boycotts, divestment, and other tactics ; Anti-semitism ; Anti-semitism in Western Europe ; Anti-Arab racism and Islamophobia -- Epilogue. The situation in Iraq ; Hamas in power ; The Israel-Hezbollah-Lebanon conflict ; The Israel lobby ; The United States and Iran ; Hezbollah ; Confrontation with Hamas and Hezbollah.
Subject Terrorism -- Government policy -- United States.
Iraq War, 2003- -- Protest movements -- United States.
Insurgency -- Iraq.
Democracy -- Middle East.
Middle East -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle East.
Added Author Achcar, Gilbert.
Shalom, Stephen Rosskamm, 1948-
Added Title Middle East & U.S. foreign policy
Middle East and U.S. foreign policy
ISBN 1594513120
Standard No. 9781594513121

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