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The Unmaking of the Middle EastA History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands$
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Jeremy Salt

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780520255517

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520255517.001.0001

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(p.1) Introduction
The Unmaking of the Middle East

Jeremy Salt

University of California Press

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the history of Western conflict in the Middle East. The book looks at the origin of civilization and the formation of Islam's so-called bloody border, and examines the breakdown of the Ottoman Empire. It explores U.S.–Israeli relations, and analyzes former U.S. Presidents George Bush and George W. Bush's wars on Iraq.

Keywords:   Western conflict, Middle East, civilization, Islam's bloody border, Ottoman Empire, U.S.–Israeli relations, George Bush, George W. Bush, Iraq

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