Strategy and Politics in the Middle East 1954-1960: Defending the Northern Tier


By 1955, it was believed that a global conflict with the Soviets was unlikely in the short term. Strategic planning for a defence of the Middle East against a Soviet offensive continued, but it was relegated to a long-term contingency.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2004


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