The Middle East: The Way They See It
While withdrawing security and political assistance from most of the Middle East and Africa, the Obama Administration has ... for maintaining security in the Suez Canal (and keeping the U.S. Navy at the top of the priority list for passage through the ...
Oil and the Middle East
From the early 1970s he served as National Intelligence Officer (principal adviser to the Director of Central Intelligence on certain areas) for, at various times, Southeast Asia, South Asia and Africa. Before ... in the middle of the Suez Canal.
Malice in the Middle East
At the beginning of his study on the shaping of the modern Middle East, the academic James Barr describes his ... the British wanted to guarantee control of the Suez Canal and access to Iraqi oil, the French wanted enhanced influence in the eastern ...
World War I Led to a Century of Violence in the Middle East
Essentially, the Middle East finds itself in the same situation now as Europe did following the 1919 Treaty of Versailles: standing before a map that disregards the region's ethnic and confessional realities. In Africa ... via the Suez Canal and the ...
Middle East Cruise Basics
As a cruising region, the Middle East -- which we define ... sail between Egypt's Suez Canal and Muscat or Dubai); in others, cruise lines blend ports from nearby regions, such as Asia and North Africa. In fact, North African countries, from Libya to ...