By Jørgen Christensen-Ernst
By U.S. Government,U.S. Military,Department of Defense
UAE nation PROFILE * advent * U.A.E in proof and Figures * GEOGRAPHY * The local * region * weather * Environmental matters * significant towns * historical past * advent * Beginnings within the Bronze Age * Greek Conquerors and Persian Emperors * the arriving of Islam * The Age of ecu Colonization * the trail to Independence * contemporary occasions * Timeline * economic system * creation * alternate & * Banking & trade * power * the patron * Agriculture * SOCIETY * faith * spiritual variety * Demographic teams * Human Rights * Customs * Hospitality * Marriage * Gender matters * vacations * paintings * activities and activity * Outlook * destiny clients * Demographics * Territorial clash * spiritual Extremism * financial balance * Footnotes * UAE state Profile * nation Profile * Geography * background * contemporary occasions and executive * economic system * Media * Ethnic teams * faith * Pre-Islamic Religions * Islam * faith and govt * everyday life * non secular vacation trips * areas of Worship * Traditions * Greetings * costume Code * Hospitality * vacation trips * Weddings * Funerals * Do's and Don'ts * city existence * Urbanization * schooling * overall healthiness Care * site visitors and Transportation * food and eating * industry * highway proprietors * amassing details * Rural existence * Rural Employment * Villages * way of life * overall healthiness and schooling * Rural management * relations lifestyles * family members vs. Tribe * Marriage and Divorce * average Household
By Guy Setton
By Avi Bareli
By Fran Markowitz
Israel is a spot of paradoxes, a small kingdom with a various inhabitants and complex social terrain. learning its tradition and social lifestyles skill confronting a large number of moral dilemmas and methodological demanding situations. The first-person money owed by way of anthropologists have interaction contradictions of faith, politics, identification, kinship, racialization, and globalization to bare interesting and sometimes vexing dimensions of the Israeli event. stuck up in urgent existential questions of battle and peace, social justice, and nationwide limitations, the participants discover the contours of Israeli society as insiders and outsiders, natives and strangers, in addition to critics and friends.
By Mustafa Kibaroglu,Aysegul Kibaroglu
There are a couple of elements that increase Turkey's prestige within the overseas area and make it a tremendous nearby actor. As a longstanding member of the western international, a candidate nation to the eu Union, a staunch best friend of the USA, and a frontline country within the struggle opposed to terrorism, Turkey performs a key, but usually missed, function in global affairs. right knowing of the way judgements concerning international and safety matters are being taken in the nation gear in Turkey is crucially vital, in particular whilst unforeseen advancements occur. Mustafa and Aysegul Kibaroglu research the problems that force Turkish overseas coverage judgements during this the most important region.
This reference paintings chronicles the standards that have formed the mindsets of the makers of Turkey's overseas and safeguard guidelines from the root of the Republic in 1923. The authors supply not just meaninful reasons of previous occasions, but in addition worthy insigts into the present matters on the heart of Turkish local and overseas regulations. they provide a concise assessment of Turkish international coverage and investigate the placement of the state in the context of the battle on terror, globalization, and extra. Their narrative is supplemented via biographies of key determination makers, rules, and records that illustrate the alternatives that contain Turkey's earlier and present.
By Simon C. Smith
This e-book is an immense and wide-ranging second look of Anglo-American family within the heart jap context. It analyses the method of finishing of empire within the center East from 1945 to the Yom Kippur battle of 1973. in line with unique learn into either British and American archival assets, it covers all of the key occasions of the interval, together with the withdrawal from Palestine, the Anglo-American coup opposed to the Musaddiq regime in Iran, the Suez difficulty and its aftermath, the Iraqi and Yemeni revolutions, and the Arab-Israeli conflicts. It demonstrates that, faraway from experiencing a ‘loss of nerve’ or tamely acquiescing in a move of strength to the USA, British decision-makers robustly defended their neighborhood pursuits good into the Nineteen Sixties or even past. It additionally argues that idea of the ‘special courting’ impeded the smooth-running of Anglo-American kinfolk within the sector by means of obscuring ameliorations, stymieing transparent communique, and working towards self-deception on policy-makers on either side of the Atlantic who assumed a contiguity which all too frequently did not exist. With the center East on the most sensible of the modern overseas coverage time table, and up to date Anglo-American interventions fuelling curiosity in empire, it is a well timed booklet of value to all these drawn to the modern improvement of the quarter.
By Massimiliano Fiore
By Jonathan Marshall
Using formerly mystery govt files, The Lebanese Connection uncovers for the 1st time the tale of ways Lebanon's economic climate and political method have been corrupted via drug profits—and how, via financing its many ruthless armed forces, Lebanon's drug exchange contributed to the country's maximum disaster, its fifteen-year civil struggle from 1975 to 1990. In so doing, this e-book sheds new mild at the harmful position of sizeable felony organizations within the cave in of states and the construction of conflict economies that thrive in the middle of civil conflicts.
Taking a nearby method of the drug factor, Jonathan Marshall assesses the culpability of Syria, Israel, and of Palestinian factions and different teams that used Lebanon as their battleground. at the overseas point, he files Lebanon's contribution to the challenging drug challenge of significant eating international locations, from the times of the "French Connection" in the course of the "Pizza Connection," in addition to Lebanon's unmatched position within the international cannabis market.
By Youssef H., Aboul-Enein