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In the Direction of the Gulf : The Soviet Union and the Persian Gulf - Mordechai Abir

In the Direction of the Gulf

The Soviet Union and the Persian Gulf

Hardcover Published: 9th June 1977
ISBN: 9780714630717
Number Of Pages: 167

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This text analyzes the USSR's interest in the countries of the Persian Gulf. The book places such interest within the context of the USSR's relations with the Arab world and the complexities of power politics.

Oil - the USSR and the Persian Gulf
Russia and the Middle East
Soviet regime - first stages (1917-1947)
limited Soviet successes (1940-late 1950s)
the breakthrough (late 1950s-1967)
anticipating a vacuum in the Gulf (1967-1971)
""in the direction of the Persian Gulf"" (1972-1976)
South Yemen - the Cuba of the Middle East
power rivalry in the Indian Ocean
trends and considerations
Appendices: Soviet-Iraqi treaty
Soviet-Somali treaty
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ISBN: 9780714630717
ISBN-10: 0714630713
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 167
Published: 9th June 1977
Publisher: F CASS PUBN
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.15 x 15.24  x 1.85
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1