11_24 American policy on the middle east

11_24 American policy on the middle east - How can Chiang...

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How can Chiang stay in UN so long? Post war era Last three lectures – set up a context to understand the overall drift of Middle Eastern politics 1. The emergence of civic order that sprang up in American policy, imperialism tradition, Bretton Woods System a. Compliance for welfare b. More control over the resources in the hope of moving to core from periphery 2. Group of 77 a. Sep. 1973 – demanded a new international economic order b. Oct 1973 OPEC took over the control of oil prices 3. Mid 1970s a. US took opposition 4. 1979, mortar shock (?) a. Third world countries in debt b. As a result, US pushed reagonomics: free trade c. WWII civic order jeopardized, welfare states withdrawn, different forms of protests (population -> labor) American policy towards Middle East emerged only after WWII After the Crimean War, Ottoman became the concert of Europe, US not involved. After, WWI, although US demanded equal access, it was still in isolation. After WWII
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2011 for the course HISTORY 9D taught by Professor Gelvin during the Fall '10 term at UCLA.

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