Download E-books The Origins of the Eisenhower Doctrine: The US, Britain and Nasser's Egypt, 1953-57 (St Antony's) PDF
In the course of the Nineteen Fifties, Gamal Abdul Nasser ruled the political lifetime of the center East. The Egyptian regime gave content material to Arab wishes for larger solidarity and aid of exterior affects. The beliefs of autonomy and innovative reform resonated through the zone that had just recently accomplished its formal independence. This used to be the age of Nasserism as Egypt embodied the Arab nationalists' hopes and demands the development of a brand new society. not anyone understood the ability and allure of Egypt larger than President Dwight Eisenhower. applying many declassified American and British records, Takeyh examines the complicated containment coverage. alongside this direction, Takeyh sketches Eisenhower's try to reconcile the calls for of Britain's imperial options with the Arab decolonization events. Contributing to the evolving 'Eisenhower revisionist' scholarship, Takeyh portrays a president in control of American coverage because it sought to comprise the Soviet strikes within the heart East, get to the bottom of the Arab-Israeli clash and eventually resuscitate Western effect within the center East within the aftermath of the Suez trouble.