Accession Number : ADA116318

Title :   Israel and US National Interests in the Middle East.

Descriptive Note : Student essay,


Personal Author(s) : Terry,William F , III

PDF Url : ADA116318

Report Date : Apr 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 42

Abstract : This essay provides an overview of the history; people and resources; the economy; the social system; the government; and military of Israel. The writer discusses US interests in the Middle East and provides an analysis of US vital interests in the Middle East today and for the decade ahead. He concludes that: (a) Israel is the most stable country in the Middle East; (b) that nation's dedication to survival will continue to take precedence over internal economic matters; (c) access to oil will continue to be a primary US national interest in the 1980's; (d) Middle East remains the most potentially explosive area in the world today; and (e) the US remains committed to and will continue to support Israel.

Descriptors :   *Israel, *Foreign policy, United States, International relations, Middle East, Arabs

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE