By James McNabb

ISBN-10: 1440829632

ISBN-13: 9781440829635

This well timed research synthesizes prior background with the foremost army occasions and dynamics of the 20 th- and 21st-century heart East, aiding readers comprehend the region's present—and look at its future.

• provides the evolution of wrestle and armed forces suggestion within the area from precedent days into the modern period, summarizing the effect of the traditional and medieval worlds at the glossy heart East

• presents a synthesis of heart jap politics, geo-strategy, and army operations

• Discusses key non secular and cultural dynamics that experience pushed occasions within the region

• specializes in pivotal moments as catalysts for switch within the region

• Examines the nexus among elite pursuits, factionalism, and the matter of improvement because it pertains to clash and armed forces choice making

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