Accession Number:

AD0779571

Title:

Should the United States Pursue a More Balanced Policy with the Middle East Countries

Descriptive Note:

Student essay

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-10-15

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

The basic question is should the United States pursue a more balanced policy in the Middle East countries. Means of improving US involvement by diplomatic, economic, and military initiatives are explored. The need for continued access and use of the Middle East oil fields to preclude a US, Japanese and Western European power crises is considered. Conclusions are that the US should Secure a peaceful and continuing settlement to the Arab-Israel conflict improve US-Arab relationship by demonstrating an evenhanded concern and desire to assist the Arab world increase the US influence throughout the Middle East to ensure a continued strong NATO capability.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE