Regional Powers in the Middle East: New Constellations after the Arab Revolts 1st ed. 2014 Edition

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H. Fürtig

Year 2014
Pages 239
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Language en
ISBN 9781349503551
File Size 2.53 MB
File Format PDF
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With theoretically-rich contributions from an international group of political scientists, historians, and economists, this volume addresses the puzzle of why the Middle East has produced no single dominant and acknowledged regional power, despite contenders such as Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Israel, and Turkey. Rich, theoretically-engaged case study chapters address a gap in the vibrant international academic discussion on the role of (new) regional powers in global politics. Fürtig offers powerful insights into both the unique nature of the Middle East region, with its dispersed power structures and competing centers, and probable new power constellations.