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The canal war: four-power conflict in the Middle East

by Lawrence L. Whetten

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East
    • Subjects:
    • Israel-Arab War, 1973,
    • Arab-Israeli conflict,
    • Middle East -- Politics and government -- 1945-1979

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [507]-514.

      Statement[by] Lawrence L. Whetten.
      SeriesStudies in communism, revisionism, and revolution 20
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS119.7 .W47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 520 p.
      Number of Pages520
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5050302M
      ISBN 100262230690
      LC Control Number74011424

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Suez Crisis, international crisis in the Middle East, precipitated on Jwhen the Egyptian president, Gamal Abdel Nasser, nationalized the Suez Canal. The canal had been owned by the Suez Canal Company, which was controlled by French and British interests. THE CANAL WAR Four-Power Conflict in the Middle East.

First American Edition their maneuverings and confrontations over the Suez Canal, June to October Watch our YouTube Channel. About Chartwell How to Order Our Catalogue Our Full Inventory Collector's Guide News Churchill 55 East 52nd Street New York City The Canal War: Four-Power Conflict in the Middle East Studies in Communism, Revisionism and Revolution.

Cambridge, MA MIT Press, HAHN--Hahn, P. Crisis and Crossfire: The United States and the Middle East since Issues in the History of American Foreign Relations. Washington, DC Potomac Books,   InBritain, France and Israel invaded the Sinai peninsula after Egypt nationalized the Suez canal because these waning empires feared further loss of power, this time of a major economic trading route entry point for the West to the rest of the Middle East.

The Gun and the Olive Branch is an absorbing, potentially controversial, history of the Middle Eastern conflict that is indispensable to anyone with an interest in world politics and by partisans of both s:   The Suez Crisis began on Jwhen Egyptian president, Gamal Abdel Nasser, nationalized the Suez Canal.

In response, Israel, followed by. page note 4. The best study of the military dynamics of the conflict and possibly the best all round book on the conflict up to the Six Day War remains Nadav Safran's classic work which came out in From War to War: The Arab-Israeli Confrontation – A Study of the Conflict from the Perspective of Coercion in the Context of Arab and Big Power Relations (New York: Pegasus).

This is a list of modern conflicts in the Middle East ensuing in the geographic and political region known as the Middle "Middle East" is traditionally defined as the Fertile Crescent (Mesopotamia), Levant, and Egypt and neighboring areas of Arabia, Anatolia and currently encompasses the area from Egypt, Turkey and Cyprus in the west to Iran and the Persian Gulf in the east Countries (): Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran.

Resolution decried the “acquisition of territory by war”—specifically the Six-Day War of —and cited the need to achieve lasting peace in the Middle East. The Suez Crisis, or the Second Arab–Israeli war, also called the tripartite aggression (Arabic: العدوان الثلاثي ‎) in the Arab world and Sinai War in Israel, was an invasion of Egypt in late by Israel, followed by the United Kingdom and aims were to regain Western control of the Suez Canal and to remove Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser, who had just Location: Gaza Strip and Egypt (Sinai and Suez.

The previous Arab-Israeli war, the Six-Day War (), was followed by years of sporadic fighting, which developed into a full-scale war in On the afternoon of October 6, Israel was attacked simultaneously on two fronts by Egypt and the element of surprise to their advantage, Egyptian forces successfully crossed the Suez Canal with greater ease than expected, suffering only a.

The "Middle East" is traditionally defined as the Fertile Crescent (Mesopotamia), Levant, and Egypt and neighboring areas of Arabia, Anatolia and Iran.

It currently encompasses the area from Egypt, Turkey and Cyprus in the west to Iran and the Persian Gulf in the east, and from Turkey and Iran in the north, to Yemen and Oman in the south.

Conflicts are separate incidents with at least casualties, and are. Established inthe MIT Press is one of the largest and most distinguished university presses in the world and a leading publisher of books and journals at the intersection of science, technology, art, social science, and design.

From here, the water flows into the Jordan Canal, an open canal. This runs along a mountainside for most of its 17 km (11 mi) route. When full, the water in the canal is meters ( ft) deep and flows purely by gravity apart from where two deep wadis intersect the course of the canal (Nahal Amud and Nahal Tzalmon).

To overcome these obstacles, water is carried through steel pipes shaped like an. Likewise today the Middle East needs more diplomacy and humanitarian aid. It’s urgent we end the brutal civil war in Yemen.

The conflict has placed over 20 million in Yemen in desperate need of. G olda Meir was the only woman among the founding fathers of the state of Israel.

In many ways, her story reflects the story of Israel itself. A working-class girl. When the Iraqi army invaded Kuwait on 2 Augustthe United States deployed a major joint force as part of a multination coalition to stop President Saddam Hussein’s brutal aggression.

The U.S. Navy provided sea control and maritime superiority, which paved the way for the introduction of U.S. and allied air and ground forces. At the time of the invasion, the Navy was already on station. The October War Politics Diplomacy, Legacy.

London: C. Hurst and Company, Whetten, Lawrence L. The Canal War: Four-power Conflict in the Middle East. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, United States of America. Central Intelligence Agency.

William E. Freshwater, 6; Helms, A Look Over My Shoul­der, –; Michael B. Oren, Six Days of War: June and the Making of the Middle East (New York: Oxford University Press, ),citing interview with and writings of Meir Amit; Meir Amit quoted in The Six-Day War: A Retrospective, ed.

Richard B. Parker (Gainesville: University Press of.Long a hotbed of strife and unrest, the Middle East is the epicenter of some of the world's bloodiest and most sustained conflicts Includes: "Six Day War", "The Iran-Iraq War", "The Gulf War" and more!Designed to give European powers better access to Middle Eastern, East Asian, and South Asian markets, the Suez Canal is built by France (using Egyptian workers) over 10 years.