Kennedy and the Middle East: The Cold War, Israel and Saudi by Antonio Perra

By Antonio Perra

on the peak of the chilly struggle, the loo F. Kennedy management designed an formidable plan for the center East - its target was once to hunt rapprochement with Nasser’s Egypt which will maintain the Arab international impartial and comprise the perceived communist hazard. so that it will offset this procedure, Kennedy sought to develop family members with the dominion of Saudi Arabia and embody Israel’s safety priorities - a call which might start the US-Israeli ‘special relationship’. the following, Antonia Perra exhibits for the 1st time how new kin with Saudi Arabia and Israel which might come to form the center East for many years have been in truth a spinoff of Kennedy’s efforts at Soviet containment.

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