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Saudi Arabia and the Illusion of Security

by J.E. Peterson

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesAdelphi Papers, 348
The Physical Object
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7400276M
ISBN 100198516770
ISBN 109780198516774

The United States' relationship with Saudi Arabia has been one of the cornerstones of U.S. policy in the Middle East for decades. Despite their substantial differences in history, culture, and. A timely and insightful book exposing the many myths underpinning the stability of the Saudi state. Packed with sharp analysis on the ruling family's religious alliances, its grappling with terrorists, and its looming inability to keep spending its way out of political crises, Hammond's work is an Arab Spring must-read., Fascinating.

  Domestic Change in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia, too, is an anachronism. It is an absolutist theocratic monarchy organized along feudal-royal lines with a modern veneer. It is one of the richest countries in the world but suffers extreme economic : Buddhika Jayamaha, Kevin S. Petit, Jahara Matisek, William Reno. Explore our list of Saudi Arabia - History Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

  Saudi Arabia boasts about the annual Riyadh International Book Fair, where Saudis can explore a flourishing book market, meet authors and engage in intellectual discussion. Every year, however, the book fair is transformed from an intellectual market into something more resembling a battle for the hearts and minds of Saudis. More editions of Historical Dictionary of Saudi Arabia: Historical Dictionary of Saudi Arabia: ISBN () Hardcover, Scarecrow Press,


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Saudi Arabia and the Illusion of Security 7 Saudi Arabia is the central axis around which Western conceptions of Gulf security revolve. Geopolitical situation The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest and most powerful state in the Arabian Peninsula.

Geographically, it lies at the crossroads of Middle Eastern security. Saudi Arabia and the Illusion of Security book. DOI link for Saudi Arabia and the Illusion of Security. Saudi Arabia and the Illusion of Security book.

By J.E. Peterson. The internal dimensions of Saudi security. View abstract. chapter 3 | 20 pages The impact of 11 September Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction --Saudi conceptions of national and Gulf security --The internal dimensions of Saudi security --The impact of 11 September --Conclusion Title: Adelphi papers, no.

Responsibility. : Saudi Arabia and the Illusion of Security (Adelphi series) (): Peterson, J.E.: BooksAuthor: J.E. Peterson.

Get this from a library. Saudi Arabia and the illusion of security. [John Peterson; International Institute for Strategic Studies,] -- First published in   Introduction -- Saudi conceptions of national and Gulf security -- The internal dimensions of Saudi security -- The impact of 11 September -- Conclusion -- Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages )Pages: Read "Saudi Arabia and the Illusion of Security" by J.E.

Peterson available from Rakuten Kobo. First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa : Taylor And Francis. Saudi Arabia on the Edge is a worthy successor to his classic, Inside the Mirage: America’s Fragile Partnership with Saudi Arabia. Meticulously researched, this fascinating book debunks the myths and stereotypes about Saudi Arabia that pervade Western by: The Saudi National Security Council (SNSC) (Arabic: مجلس الأمن الوطني ‎) was the body in charge of coordinating Saudi Arabia's national security, intelligence and foreign policy strategy.

It was established in by King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al first secretary general of the SNSC was Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the former Saudi Ambassador to the United executives: King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.

On the eve of the Arab Spring, Saudi Arabia was a country that stood at a crossroads. After the 9/11 attacks inCrown Prince Abdullah seized the initiative to push ahead within the ruling family with policies of modernisation that were the subject of dispute with his conservative and powerful half-brothers and the class of religious scholars, who had no desire and saw no need.

The book's editor, political scientist Dr. Winberg Chai, provides in his introduction a concise overview of this largely unknown kingdom from its geography and history to its contemporary role in the "war on terrorism." Saudi Arabia: A Modern Reader provides readers enough historical data and contemporary information about the kingdom of Saudi Arabia to understand their role in.

Read this book on Questia. In the brief period of the s the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was drawn into a bewildering array of international issues: rivalry between the superpowers, escalating oil prices, Arab-Israeli wars and negotiations, inter-Arab squabbles, global financial instability, the consequences of the Iranian revolution, and aid to dozens of countries in the third world.

This is a 10 star book and I want to give it a proper review. It's something I'm thinking about Notes on reading: I'm only on the second chapter but already the author is getting on my an effort to be fair to the extremely corrupt (his words) ruling family of Saudi Arabia and it's various branches (some of them 'reforming') he details what he sees as the /5.

These quotes are followed by reference number 59 which, in turn, reads as follows: "Telegram from the US embassy in Saudi Arabia to the Department of State, JForeign Relations of the United States,vol. XXI, Near East Region" (p.

A bracing corrective to the myths that have shaped economic, military, and diplomatic policy, dispelling our oil-soaked fantasies of dependence. There is a conventional wisdom about oil—that the U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf is what guarantees access to this strategic resource; that the special relationship with Saudi Arabia is necessary to stabilize an otherwise.

I'd recommend two books by British author Robert Lacey: The Kingdom: Arabia & The House of Sa'ud Inside the Kingdom: Kings, Clerics, Modernists, Terrorists, and the Struggle for Saudi Arabia Thomas Lippman's book is also good, though more polit.

Saudi Arabia: National Security in a Troubled Region provides a comprehensive, up-to-date analysis of Saudi Arabia's strategic security efforts, both within the country and as a stabilizing regional presence.

In this meticulously researched book, acclaimed geopolitical scholar Anthony Cordesman, well-known for his role as ABC News's national security analyst, takes. Saudi Arabia’s Security Dilemma.

He is currently writing a book titled Saudi Arabia: The Dilemma of Political Reform and the Illusion of Economic Development.

He is also the author of more than articles that appeared in journals such as Orbis, The Journal of Conflict Resolution, The Brown Journal of World Affairs, Middle East.

[1] Ibn Saud, first monarch and founder of Saudi Arabia. [2] James, Piscatori, ‘ Islamic Values and National Interest: The Foreign Policy of Saudi Arabia ’, in Adeed Dawisha (ed.), Islam in Foreign Policy, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,p [3] King of Saudi Arabia from untilwhen he was assassinated.

[4] Piscatori, ‘ Islamic Values and National Interest ’, p. Saudi Arabia's Invisible Hand in the Arab Spring in Riyadh acknowledging that there had been violent clashes in the eastern city of Qatif between restive Shiites and Saudi security forces. It reported that "a group of instigators of sedition, discord and unrest" had assembled in the heart of the kingdom's oil-rich region, armed with Molotov Cited by: 3.

Saudi Arabia Remains Indispensable U.S. Ally, Argues New CFR Book. As the United States confronts a volatile Middle East, Saudi Arabia is "a central player—sometimes in accord with U.S. policy.America's Kingdom debunks the many myths that now surround the United States's special relationship with Saudi Arabia, or what is less reverently known as the deal: oil for security.

Taking aim at the long-held belief that the Arabian American Oil Company, ARAMCO, made miracles happen in the desert, Robert Vitalis shows that nothing could be further from the truth.