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US Foreign Policy in the Middle East: From American Missionaries to the Islamic State Current

Dr. Geoffrey Gresh & Dr. Tugrul Keskin | This book examines the emergence and development of U.S. foreign policy toward the Middle East from the early 1900s to the present. With contributions from some of the world’s leading scholars, it takes a fresh, interdisciplinary, and insightful look into the many antecedents that led to current U.S. foreign policy.

Gulf Security and the U.S. Military: Regime Survival and the Politics of Basing Current

Dr. Geoffrey Gresh | Gulf National Security and the U.S. Military examines both Gulf Arab national security and U.S. military basing relations with Gulf Arab monarchy hosts from the Second World War to the present day. Three in-depth country cases―Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Oman―help explain the important questions posed by the author regarding when and why a host nation either terminated a U.S. military basing presence or granted U.S. military basing access.