Description - Arabs at War by Kenneth M. Pollack
CHOICE 2003 Outstanding Academic Title Kenneth M. Pollack, formerly a Persian Gulf military analyst at the CIA and Director for Persian Gulf Affairs at the National Security Council, describes and analyzes the military history of the six key Arab states--Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Syria--during the post-World War II era. He shows in detail how each Arab military grew and learned from its own experiences in response to the specific objectives set for it and within often constrained political, economic, and social circumstances. This first-ever overview of the modern Arab approach to warfare provides a better understanding of the capabilities and limitations of the Arab militaries, some of which are the United States' most likely adversaries, and some of which are our most important allies. Kenneth M. Pollack is Olin Senior Fellow and Deputy Director for National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Buy Arabs at War by Kenneth M. Pollack from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Country of Publication:
Other Editions - Arabs at War by Kenneth M. Pollack
Book Reviews - Arabs at War by Kenneth M. Pollack
Author Biography - Kenneth M. Pollack
Kenneth M. Pollack is Olin Senior Fellow and Deputy Director for National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.