Middle East Almanac: U.S. Military Action in the Region, 1979 to the Present
Middle East Almanac: U.S. Military Action in the Region, 1979 to the Present
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Annotation: Contains a day-by-day chronology of events in the Middle East as well as an A-to-Z biographical dictionary of the key figures involved in the conflicts.
Catalog Number: #4947099
Binding Type: Library Binding
Publisher: Facts On File
Copyright Date: 2011
Edition Date: c2011
Pages: vii, 728 p.
Availability: Available
ISBN: 0-8160-8094-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-8160-8094-6
Dewey: 956.0502
LCCN: 2010011873
Dimensions: 25 cm.
Language: English
Reviewing Agencies: School Library Journal (12/1/11)
Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reading Level: 8.0
Interest Level: 9+
The Middle East has been one of the most troubled regions in modern history. Terrorism and wars plague not only its nations, but the international community as well. In response, the United States military—as well as other United Nation members—have become deeply involved in the affairs of the Middle East over the past 30 years.
The new Middle East Almanac contains a detailed, day-by-day chronology of events in the region as well as an A-to-Z biographical dictionary of the key figures involved in the conflicts. A comprehensive listing of vital statistics is included in the appendix along with maps, illustrations, and an extensive bibliography for further research.Coverage includes:
John P. Abizaid
Nuri al-Maliki
Abdul Rashid Dostum
Tommy Franks
Robert M. Gates
Saddam Hussein
Hamid Karzai
Ruhollah Khomeini
Stanley A. McChrystal
Michael G. Mullen
David H. Petraeus
Colin L. Powell
Donald H. Rumsfeld
H. Norman Schwarzkopf
Mohammad Zahir Shah.