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Other books, articles, documents and papers are on-line, or on reserve.  Here are some of them:

Bill, James A. The Eagle and the Lion : the tragedy of American-Iranian relations (New Haven: Yale University Press,1988), pp. 319-78, reserve.   ISBN: E183.8.I7 B5.

Clinton, Hillary Rodham. Remarks at the Forum for the Future (Doha, Qatar, January 13, 2011).  Video/text.

Cottam, Richard C. “United States Middle East Policy in the Cold War Era,” in Dale F. Eickelman, ed., Russia’s Muslim Frontiers: New Directions in Cross-Cultural Analysis, (Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1993: 19-37), reserve.  ISBN: DK859 .R87 1993.

Eickelman, Dale F. “Culture and Identity in the Middle East: How they Influence Governance,” Fighting Chance: Global Trends and Shocks in the National Security Environment, ed. Neyla Arnas (Washington DC: National Defense University Press, 2009), pp. 157-72. Blackboard

Iraq Study Group Report, December 2006.  Blackboard

Robert Kagan, Power and Weakness, Policy Review, number 113 (June 2002).

Kurtzer, Daniel C. and Scott B. Lasensky. Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace (Washington, D.C.: United States Institute of Peace Press, 2008), reserve.  ISBN: 978-1-60127-030-6.


Lieberman, Robert J. "The "Israel Lobby" And American Politics." Perspectives on Politics 7, no. 2 (2009): 235-57, reserve.

__________. "Rejoinder to Mearsheimer and Walt." Perspectives on Politics 7, no. 2 (2009): 275-81, reserve.


Maass, Peter, “The Toppling,” The New Yorker, January 10, 2011, pp. 42-53.  Blackboard

Mearsheimer, John J. and Stephen M. Walt, Can Saddam Be Contained? History Says Yes, 14. (Cambridge: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, JFK School of Government, 2002), PDF. 

__________.  "The Blind Man and the Elephant in the Room: Robert Lieberman and the Israel Lobby." Perspectives on Politics 7, no. 2 (2009): 259-73, reserve.

Miller, Judith, “The Challenge of Radical Islam,” Foreign Affairs, 72, No. 2, (Spring 1993: 43-56), reserve.

Nakhleh, Emile A. A necessary engagement : reinventing America's relations with the Muslim world (Princeton: Princeton University Press, ), reserve. ISBN: JZ1480.A55 N35 2009

Norton, Augustus R., “Middle East Realignment: The Arab Upheaval,” Great Decisions, 2012 (New York: Foreign Policy Association, 2012), pp. 5-18.

__________, “Arab Revolts Upend Old Assumptions,” Current History, January 2012, pp. 14-18.

_________, "America’s Middle East Peace Crisis: A Requiem for Oslo," Current History (January 2001): 1-8.

 __________ and Robin Wright, “The Post-Peace Crisis in the Middle East,” Survival, 36, No. 4 (Winter 1994-95): 7-20, reserve.

 Breaking Through the Wall of Fear in the Arab World,Current History (January 1992): 37-41

__________ and Mohammed Muslih, “The Need for Arab Democracy, Foreign Policy, no. 83 (Summer 1991): 3-19.

Obama, Barack H., Oslo speech

__________, “A New Beginning” (Cairo, June 4, 2009).  Background and video.

Slavin, Barbara.  Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the U.S. and the Twisted Path to Confrontation (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2007), ISBN: 9780312384913, reserve.

Slater, Jerome, “The Superpowers and the Arab-Israeli Political Settlement: The Cold War Years,” Political Science Quarterly, 105, No. 4, (1990-91: 557-77), Blackboard.

USIP, Iraq after the Surge: Questions and Issues

Wright, Robin.  Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2011), ISBN: 9781439103166, reserve.

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