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CONTENTS Introduction: The War on Terrorism: Between World War IV and Optical Illusion 00 1. Who is the Enemy? Where is the Enemy? 00 The obsession with Iraq 00 An illusion: the influence of the lobbies in the decision to invade Iraq 00 The Greater Middle East reform project 00 The failure of the top-down democratisation policy 00 The return to a policy of curbing or eradicating Islamism 00 2. The Middle East: Fragmentation of the Conflicts and New Fault Lines 00 The three traumas of the Arab Middle East Nationalism, clanism and supranationalism: a crisis of the political imagination 00 From pan-Arabism to pan-Islamism 00 A tectonic upheaval: Shia against Sunnis 00 v 3. Iran Poised Between the Nuclear Bomb and Bombardment 00 The Ahmadinejad phenomenon, a glitch or part of a continuum? 00 Will America bomb Iran? 00 4. In the meantime, Al-Qaeda... 00
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Middle East -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-.
Middle East -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle East.
Islam and politics -- Middle East.
War on Terrorism, 2001-.
Iraq War, 2003-.