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Soviet Middle East policy since the October War

R. D. McLaurin

Soviet Middle East policy since the October War

final technical report

by R. D. McLaurin

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Published by Abbott Associates in Alexandria, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East,
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Middle East -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Middle East.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementR. D. McLaurin, James M. Price.
      ContributionsPrice, James M., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS63.2.R9 M338
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 126 p. ;
      Number of Pages126
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4487635M
      LC Control Number79316813

        Whatever the reason, the Soviet kept their forces on alert but agreed not to dispatch troops to the Middle East. By the end of October, a tenuous ceasefire put an end to . Examining the formulation of Soviet policy in the Middle East, and looking particularly at the October Arab-Israeli war, and the Iraqi-Iranian war which broke out on September 22nd , it is clear that this provides a particularly suitable case study for the analysis of Soviet decision-making. The.

        Yom Kippur War: October When the fourth Arab-Israeli war began on October 6, , many of Israel’s soldiers were away from their posts observing Yom Kippur (or . An analysis of the six instances in which the Soviet Union threatened to intervene in the Middle East between and (the Suez crisis, the Syrian-Turkish crisis, the Lebanese-Iraqi crisis, the June War, the War of Attrition, and the October War) indicates that Moscow was bluffing in each case.

      defeat by Israel in the October, , war. In addition, Soviet Policy toward the Middle East Since , 3rd ed. (New York: Praeger Publishers, ). 2 A useful description of Soviet relations with Iran and Iraq Soviet Policy in the Middle East • Get this from a library! From June to October: the Middle East between and [Itamar Rabinovich; Haim Shaked;] -- "The causes of the October War in Israel can be traced to the political, economic, and strategic processes that occurred in the Middle East between and The papers compiled in this book.


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Soviet Middle East policy since the October War by R. D. McLaurin Download PDF EPUB FB2

He concludes that continuity, not change, has characterised recent Soviet policy towards the Middle East.

Moscow and the Middle East will provide students of Soviet foreign policy, the Middle East and international relations with an invaluable textbook.

It will also prove an essential reference source for government officials and policy : Paperback. SOVIET POLICY IN THE OCTOBER MIDDLE EAST WAR-I * William B. Quandt DETENTE between the United States and the Soviet Union was widely acclaimed as both the major goal and a significant accomplishment of the foreign policy of President Nixon's first four years.

More recently, however, detente has come under increasingly. This is a comprehensive study of Soviet policies in the Middle East. Concentrating on policy developments, Professor Golan analyses the major Soviet decisions and objectives from the end of World War II to the Gorbachev by: The Arab-Israeli conflict again erupted into full-scale war in Octoberbringing the United States and the Soviet Union to the brink of nuclear confrontation.

The war also brought on a five-month oil embargo against the United States and a quadrupling of oil prices. The causes of the October War in Israel can be traced to the political, economic, and strategic processes that occurred in the Middle East between and Cited by: 1.

This book, first published insurveys Soviet policies and Middle Eastern responses during the turbulent s. It deals with changing moods of Turkey and Iran, the Arab-Israeli conflict in the context of big power rivalry in the Middle East, the Russian naval presence in the Mediterranean, and the new Soviet interest in Gulf oil.

Studies of the War The October war, as a climactic episode in the Soviet experience in the Middle East and still a matter of controversy over what Soviet policy actually was, has naturally attracted the attention of scholars.

When the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan, the Arabs were uncertain of Soviet intentions since the Soviets invaded to bolster the Afghan Communist Party (whose attempted coup was failing).

Oil affects world politics; the creation of OPEC led to Arab stability, moving them beyond the communist or capitalist spheres. This is a comprehensive study of Soviet policies in the Middle East.

Concentrating on policy developments, Professor Golan analyses the major Soviet decisions and objectives from the end of World War II to the Gorbachev era. She pays particular attention to Price: $ Source: NPMP, NSCF, boxWar (Middle East) 26 October File No. 21 During the weeks before the war, the Soviets believed that the situation was growing more dangerous, but like the Americans and the Israelis they did not see the "resumption of fighting [as] at all likely.".

For the war, I have come across only six kinds of public evidence as to Soviet policy: 1) sincethe Soviet Union has refused repeated American suggestions that she persuade or induce Egypt to attend a conference (or any other feasible kind of meeting) at which the peace agreement required by Security Council Resolution could be.

Soviet Policy towards Syria since An examination of the nature of Soviet policy towards Syria during the last two decades, which seeks to assess Moscow's objectives and the means of achieving those objectives. The study argues that the overriding concern of Soviet policy is preservation of regional stability.

middle east Gabriel Sheffer, ‘Independence in Dependence of Regional Powers: the Uncomfortable Alliances in the Middle East before and after the October War ’, in Orbis, vol. 19, no. 4 (), pp. –This deals with the problem of domesticating the foreign policy of the Third World states within a bipolar international order.

The impact of the October War (known as the Yom Kippur War in the West and the Ramadan War in Arab countries) on the United States interests in the Middle East is also assessed. This book is comprised of seven chapters and opens with an overview of the October War; those Arab states actually involved in the war, especially Egypt and Syria.

The surprise attack by Egyptian and Syrian forces on Israel in October throws the Middle East into turmoil and threatens to bring the United States and the Soviet. This book was undertaken with the purpose of determining the degree of Soviet involvement in the Middle East crisis, from the expulsion of the Soviet advisers from Egypt inthrough the planning stage of the war and the war itself, up to the disengagement agreements which in fact finally brought the war.

After the October Arab-Israeli War, and contrary to usual ‘impressions’ in the West, the Soviet military influence in the Middle East de-facto vanished.

Egypt was already out of the ‘Soviet camp’ (it kicked Soviets out already in ). Background. The war was part of the Arab–Israeli conflict, an ongoing dispute that included many battles and wars sincewhen the state of Israel was the Six-Day War ofIsrael had captured Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, roughly half of Syria's Golan Heights, and the territories of the West Bank which had been held by Jordan since On the issue of Soviet Jews, see Robert O.

Freedman, ‘Soviet Foreign Policy Toward the United States and Israel in the Gorbachev Era’ in David H. Goldberg and Paul Marantz (eds), The Decline of the Soviet Union and the Transformation of the Middle East (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, ), pp.

53–   Jimmy Carter’s presidency was marked by American Mid-East policy’s greatest victory and greatest loss since World War II. On the victorious side, Carter’s mediation led to the Camp David Accords and the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel, which included a huge increase in U.S.

aid to Israel and Egypt. Whatever the reason, the Soviet kept their forces on alert, but agreed not to dispatch troops to the Middle East. By the end of October, a tenuous ceasefire put an end to that chapter of the Arab.Yom Kippur War, also called the October War, the Ramadan War, or the Fourth Arab-Israeli War, damaging inconclusive war and the fourth of the Arab-Israeli wars.

The war was initiated by Egypt and Syria on October 6,on the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur and during Ramadan, the month of fasting in Islam, and it continued until Octo Soviet Strategy in the Middle East National Review – Octo By Whittaker Chambers. Westminster, Md. Talk, here in the farmlands, is chiefly of the heaviest frost of this date in a decade, and what it may have done to stands of late corn.