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- U.S. Policy and the Arab and Muslim World The Need for Public Diplomacy. Telhami, Shibley // Brookings Review;Summer2002, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p47
Discusses several factors to consider regarding the creation of U.S. foreign policies for the Middle East. Information on the resentment felt by Arabs and Muslims towards the U.S.; Reasons for the negative attitudes of Arab and Muslim nations towards the U.S.; Details on the policies of the...
- Where players stand after Iraq crisis. Grier, Peter; Prusher, Ilene R. // Christian Science Monitor;11/21/97, Vol. 89 Issue 250, p1
Describes how the outcome to the most dangerous Middle East standoff may show that the United States has less room to maneuver against Iraq than it did after leading the coalition that booted Saddam Hussein from Kuwait in 1990. How the reversal of Iraq's ban on US weapons inspectors seems a...
- Stop waffling, Mr. President, your leadership is needed. Cobban, Helena // Christian Science Monitor;1/9/97, Vol. 89 Issue 31, p3
Opinion. Comments on the lack of participation of American President Bill Clinton in the affairs of the Middle East. Conflicts in the Middle East; Review of Clinton's presidency; Need for Clinton to show more leadership concerning issues pertaining to Israel and the Middle East.
- The multiplex Mideast. Kemp, Geoffrey // Christian Science Monitor;1/27/97, Vol. 89 Issue 42, p19
Editorial. Presents information on the resolution of political issues in the Middle East. Response to the agreement between Israel and Palestine on Hebron; Concerns expressed by Arab nations on the part played by the United States; Five political realities of the Middle East that affect United...
- The House of Saud: Not teetering. McGovern, George; Wilson, Richard // Christian Science Monitor;2/4/97, Vol. 89 Issue 48, p19
Focuses on the activities of the United States in the Middle East, noting that parallels drawn between Iran and the Shah and the House of Saud are exaggerated. Saudi Arabia's foreign relations with the United States; How Iran is viewed by the United States; Reasons for this view of Iran;...
- Arafat looks for US support in peace process. Landay, Jonathan S. // Christian Science Monitor;3/5/97, Vol. 89 Issue 68, p3
Reports that Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, has made clear overtures to United States (US) political leaders that he expects their support in the resumption of the peace process. Similar pressure expected from other; US foreign policy as it regards the Middle East; Official US position on...
- No change in US Gulf policy, say experts. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;12/06/96, Vol. 40 Issue 49, p12
Reports on the speculations of a change in the United States government's policy towards the Middle East. Relationship between the United States and Iran; Importance of a change in the United States' foreign policy.
- Cakewalk to (Baghdad) Tehran. clifton, eli; gharib, ali // Foreign Policy in Focus;5/24/2011, p2
The article discusses the unstable relations of the U.S. with the Middle Eastern countries of Iran and Iraq.
- The United Nations and Palestine: Partition and its... Bennis, Phyllis // Arab Studies Quarterly;Summer97, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p47
Discusses the United Nations' (UN) role in the partition of Palestine. How the United States keeps the status quo of the Palestine question in favor of Israel; Bi-polar United States-Soviet agreement on the partition of Palestine; United States' double standard policy in Palestine; Continuous...
- House approves antiterrorism legislation. McConnell, Bill // American Banker;6/21/96, Vol. 161 Issue 119, p2
Reports that the US House of Representatives has passed a legislation that would penalize foreign businesses that invest more than $40 million annually in Iranian and Libyan oil and gas production. Basis of the legislation; Penalties.