Table of contents for Bridging a gulf : peacebuilding in West Asia / edited by Majid Tehranian.

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Contributors                                             ix
Preface                                                  xv
1.  Introduction: Triple Track Diplomacy in West Asia
Majid Tehranian                                      1
Part One: The Past as Prologue
2.   West Asia from Mansur to Saddam
Nur Talman                                          21
3.   Trans-Mediterranean-Gulf Geostrategic Security
Mohammad El-Sayed Selim                             29
Part Two: Present Challenges and Opportunities
4.   Security, Cooperation, and the US Role in the Gulf
Amin Saikal                                         45
5.   Saudi-Iranian Relations: Implications for Gulf Security
Saleh Alkhatlan                                     55
6.   Territorial Disputes and Security of West Asia
Pirouz Mojtahed-Zadeh                               69
7.   A Russian Perspective on West Asian Security
Vitaly V Naumkin                                    87
8.   American Perspectives on Gulf Security
Stephen Zunes                                       97
9.   Oil, US Interests, and Gulf Stability
Richard W. Murphy                                  121
10. The Curse of Oil
Amir A. Alanbari                                    129


Part Three: Future Visions
11. Eliminating Weapons of Mass Destruction:
The Persian Gulf Case
Shahram Chubin                                    133
12. Toward Cooperative Security in the Persian Gulf
Bjmn Moller                                       149
13. Toward a Regional Security Regime in the Middle East
Peter ones                                        163
14. The Gulf, Iraq and the Future
Saif A. Abdulla Dehrab                             179
15. Confidence-Building Measures in the Persian Gulf
Behzad Shahandeh                                  211
16. Confidence-Building Through Regional Education
Leanne Piggott                                    221
17. Conclusion: Whither West Asia?                    231
References                                            239
Index                                                  247


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Reconciliation, Pacific settlement of international disputes, Persian Gulf Region History