Jordan and the Rise and Fall of the Arab Cooperation Council

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Curtis R. Ryan Ph.D., Professor (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: This article examines Jordan's role in the creation of the Arab Cooperation Council (ACC), from its origins to its sudden demise in the turmoil of the 1990-91 Gulf crisis and war. The analysis focuses on three key factors in Jordan's foreign policy, namely, the concern with external security threats, the pressures of domestic politics, and the economic constraints on the Jordanian regime.

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Ryan, Curtis R. (1998) Jordan and the rise and fall of the Arab Cooperation Council. The Middle East Journal 52:3 (Summer 1998), p. 386-401. Published by the Middle East Institute. (ISSN: 0026-3141)
Language: English
Date: 1998

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