Download Challenge in the Middle East: Communist Influence and by Harry Bearse Ellis PDF

By Harry Bearse Ellis

Show description

Read Online or Download Challenge in the Middle East: Communist Influence and American Policy PDF

Similar military history books

Out of Nowhere: A History of the military sniper

From the yankee warfare of Independence to global warfare II, the background of the army wrestle marksman is considered one of indifference and price slicing. regardless of the confirmed effectiveness of the rifleman in conflict, for many of the 20 th century snipers have been considered as little greater than paid assassins. It used to be now not until eventually the Vietnam conflict that the indisputable effectiveness of the sniper was once absolutely favored by means of the army, and with the appearance of the twenty first century the sniper has develop into some of the most very important battlefield experts.

Militär und Kriegführung in der Antike

Christian Mann gibt einen Überblick über die antike Militärgeschichte von den homerischen Epen bis zur Spätantike. Behandelt werden Bewaffnung und Kampftaktiken der antiken Heere, vor allem aber die Stellung von Soldaten in der Gesellschaft sowie die ökonomische und kulturelle measurement von Kriegführung.

Above the Din of War. Afghans Speak About Their Lives, Their Country, and Their Future - and Why...

What's going to ensue while foreign forces eventually vacate Afghanistan? the reply to that question is unknown, but when there's any desire for Afghanistan, veteran journalist Peter Eichstaedt asserts, it really is with its humans. After spending 2004 in Afghanistan operating for the nonprofit Institute for warfare and Peace Reporting and aiding construct Afghanistan's first self reliant information business enterprise, Eichstaedt lower back to Kabul in 2010.

Extra info for Challenge in the Middle East: Communist Influence and American Policy

Sample text

Byroade made a final appeal to the Depart­ ment of State, urging that favorable action be taken on the Egyptian request. He suggested that, should Nasser not get this comparatively small amount of arms, he would be forced either to seek arms elsewhere or risk the disaffec­ tion of his officers. In the end, negotiations broke down on the minor point of whether Cairo would pay for the weapons in dollars or Egyptian pounds. Toward the end of these negotiations the Soviet Am­ bassador offered arms to Egypt in huge quantities—some­ thing like five times the amount under discussion with the Americans—and without conditions.

We accept the friendship he reaffirms. And we sincerely forget every­ thing that happened March 16 (the day Khrushchev accused Nasser of using the language of the imperialists). R. would crumble, leaving Egypt and Syria bereft of Russian aid, and uncertain whether or not the West would fill the vacuum. Behind the scenes, however, the relationship between Nasser and Khrushchev remained coldly distrustful. This is not specu­ lation, but is borne out by known facts. On April 20, 1959, in the midst of their quarrel, Mr.

The Syrian stage had become crowded by a shifting kaleidoscope of Army officers, who tended to be as selfseeking as the politicians whom they had replaced. Despite considerable public sentiment for union of Syria with Iraq, the Syrian Army scotched the plan chiefly because its officer corps would have been swallowed up by the larger and more powerful Iraqi Army. More serious from Washington’s point of view was the increasing use of 34 CHALLENGE IN THE MIDDLE EAST Israel as a whipping boy by Syrian officers scrambling for position and power.

Download PDF sample

Challenge in the Middle East: Communist Influence and American Policy by Harry Bearse Ellis


by Thomas
4.3

Rated 4.75 of 5 – based on 30 votes