America and Political Islam: Clash of Cultures or Clash of Interests? / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Cambridge University Press
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.06(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.79(d)|
Table of Contents1. Framing American foreign policy; 2. The intellectual context of American foreign policy; 3. Islam and Muslims in the mind of America; 4. The Carter, Reagan, and Bush administrations' approach to the Islamists; 5. The Clinton administration: co-opting political Islam; 6. The Islamic Republic of Iran; 7. Algeria; 8. Egypt; 9. Turkey; 10. Conclusion.
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Gerges' level-headed analysis superbly reveals the discrepancies between American words and American deeds. Though one might despair of our country ever having a coherent Middle East policy, dispassionate and thorough insight like this could be the beginning of wisdom.