By William B. Quandt
During this well timed new version of Peace Process, William B. Quandt analyzes how each one U.S. president considering Lyndon Johnson has handled the complicated problem of brokering peace within the heart East, from the 1967 Arab-Israeli conflict to the loss of life of Yasir Arafat. This vintage paintings has now been up-to-date to mirror lately declassified U.S. executive files and different released fabrics on the subject of the Johnson, Nixon, and Clinton presidencies, and to hold the tale via George W. Bush’s first term.
About the Author
William B. Quandt is Edward R. Stettinius Professor of Politics on the collage of Virginia, and was once previously a senior fellow in overseas coverage reviews on the Brookings establishment. in the course of the Nixon and Carter years, he served at the employees of the nationwide safeguard Council and was once deeply fascinated with the 1st Camp David negotiations, which ended in the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty.
"Quandt's paintings . . . is one of the so much readable, accomplished, completely researched, dispassionate, sincere, reasonable, and but severe, account we have." -- Thomas R. Mattair, center East Policy
From the interior Flap
"A masterful examine of yankee international relations. Quandt's cogent research of the position of crises in defining the schedule for a succession of yank presidents is equipped on new and unique facts. Peace technique is needs to examining for someone attracted to the center East and American overseas coverage. it's a permanent research of yankee management in a bothered and demanding a part of the world."--Janice Gross Stein, collage of Toronto
"Essential interpreting for these engaged or attracted to the current Israeli-Arab peace talks."--Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich, Embassy of Israel, Washington, D.C.
"Just the correct mix of excellent, out of date narrative diplomatic historical past and insightful interpretation. The publication really illuminates American international coverage in regards to the Arab-Israeli clash, yet whilst it deals considerate research and interpretation of what international relations and American coverage is all about."--L. Carl Brown, Princeton University
PRAISE FOR the former EDITIONS:
"Clearly written, rigorously balanced and complete in scope.... should still turn out beneficial to all critical scholars of yankee international policy."--New York instances publication overview
"A significant paintings, no matter if judged through the criteria of classical diplomatic historical past or glossy political science."--Foreign Affairs
"Provides clean insights into the complexities of making the method and defining the substance of yank international policymaking."--Survival
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"A masterful learn of yank international relations. Quandt's cogent research of the function of crises in defining the schedule for a succession of yank presidents is outfitted on new and unique proof. Peace approach is needs to examining for someone attracted to the center East and American overseas coverage. it truly is a permanent learn of yank management in a stricken and critical a part of the world."-Janice Gross Stein, collage of Toronto
"Essential interpreting for these engaged or drawn to the current Israeli-Arab peace talks."-Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich, Embassy of Israel, Washington, D.C.
"Just the correct mix of excellent, out of date narrative diplomatic heritage and insightful interpretation. The booklet actually illuminates American overseas coverage in regards to the Arab-Israeli clash, yet even as it deals considerate research and interpretation of what international relations and American coverage is all about."-L. Carl Brown, Princeton college --This textual content refers back to the Hardcover edition.