Accession Number : ADA116318
Title : Israel and US National Interests in the Middle East.
Descriptive Note : Student essay,
Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA
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