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U.S. security interests and policies in Southwest Asia

U.S. security interests and policies in Southwest Asia

hearings before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate and its Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, on U.S. security requirements in the Near East and South Asia, February 6, 7, 20, 27; March 4, 18, 1980.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle East.,
  • Middle East -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Persian Gulf Region.,
  • Persian Gulf Region -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 336.

    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 368 p. :
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22255033M

      Dr. Hassan Abbas is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Policy (CGP) and a distinguished professor of international relations at the Near East South Asia Centre for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University (NDU) in Washington, D.C. His forthcoming book is titled “ The Prophet’s Heir” (Yale University Press, ).   The four regional powers in South West Asia of notable consequence in strategic terms relative to United States security interests are Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Iran. Iraq too was a regional power of consequence but lies prostrate due to .

      New Delhi and Washington have made much headway in better understanding each other's interests in Southwest Asia—Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan—in the past few years. own interest, U.S. This announcement of a deliberate “rebalance” to Asia and the Pacific reflected the American people’s growing recognition of the importance of the region to U.S. interests and the need to reassert American engagement and leadership after the uncertainty caused by the financial crisis and a decade of combat operations in Southwest Asia.

    costs of implementing U.S. deterrence guarantees to its partners in the region and, by extension, undermining the traditional U.S. security system in Asia. Irrespective of whether Beijing intends it or not, China has thus become in effect a strate-gic competitor of the United States—and the rivalrous pressures of international politicsFile Size: 3MB. THERE HAS been a good deal of speculation in the West about the effect that Gorbachev will have on U.S.-Soviet relations, but Zbigniew Brzezinski dismisses such interest as pointless.


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