U.S. policy in the Middle East

hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 24, 2007.
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The first contacts the U.S. had with the Middle East go back to the late 18th century when immediately after achieving independence, the American administration sought to negotiate peace treaties with the North African states with the objective of securing safe passage for American ships to the Mediterranean.At the core of the unit is a framework of four distinct options for U.S.

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