The Struggle for Lebanon: A Modern History of Lebanese-Egyptian Relations
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BeschreibungLebanese leaders of all persuasions faced the constant fear of being swallowed into an Arab-Muslim superstate after the union of Syria and Egypt in 1958. Lebanese-Egyptian relations during the period 1952-70 passed through several phases but the main theme was uneasy co-operation, with Lebanon holding on to an independent role with the strong support of the US before Lebanese politics became engulfed in civil war in the 1970s.
InhaltsverzeichnisThe battle over regional defence pacts; Lebanon fails the test at Suez; the Lebanese-UAR dispute of 1958; the era of co-existence; Lebanon between Nasser and Arab radicals; Lebanon and the Cairo Accord; decrease of Egyptian influence since 1971; conclusion.
PortraitNasser Kalawoun is a freelance journalist and translator.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: I B TAURIS
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2000
Seitenanzahl: 240 Seiten