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by Gayle Radley Teicher,Howard Teicher


Howard Teicher, who served as director for the Middle East and senior director for Political Military Affairs on President Reagan's National Security Council, has coauthored this highly readable book with his lawyer wife.

Howard Teicher, who served as director for the Middle East and senior director for Political Military Affairs on President Reagan's National Security Council, has coauthored this highly readable book with his lawyer wife. They discuss how Nixon's "twin pillars" policy of reliance on Iran and Saudi Arabia ultimately failed after the downfall of the Shah of Iran. The authors also offer a critical analysis of Reagan-Bush attempts to revitalize this policy by bolstering Saddam Hussein's Iraq as a hedge against Islamic Iran.

By Howard Teicher and Gayle Radley Teicher. Forget the misleading title-this is a book about policymaking toward the Middle East in the Reagan administration, with brief reflections on what came before and after. Howard Teicher served on the National Security Council staff through much of this period, and has firsthand information on the foul-ups in Lebanon, the fight against terrorism and the Iran-contra affair, which essentially brought his career in government to an end.

interests in the Middle East from 1972 through 1991 led directly to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait and Operation Desert Storm.

Howard Teicher served as Director for the Near East and South Asia and Senior Director for .

Howard Teicher served as Director for the Near East and South Asia and Senior Director for Political-Military Affairs on the staff of the National Security Council from 1982 to 1987, after working under Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan at the Departments of State and Defense. Teicher received his BA in Political Science, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Boston University in 1976. He received a Masters in International Affairs from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in 1978 References.

TWIN PILLARS TO DESERT STORM America's Flawed Vision in the Middle East From Nixon to Bush. Twin pillars led President George Bush to cozy up even closer to Mr. Hussein, convincing him that the United States would countenance his seizing of Kuwait. By Howard Teicher and Gayle Radley Teicher. But if the twin pillars are cracked, what is the alternative? Dependence on the region's oil, Mr. Teicher says, "is too great to permit the United States to rely on other countries to protect this vital interest.

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Phythian cites former NSC official Howard Teicher and Radley Gayle, Twin Pillars to Desert Storm: America's Flawed Vision in the Middle East from Nixon to Bush, (New York: William Morrow, 1993), p. 27. Iraq's chemical weapons program was mainly assisted by German companies such as Karl Kolb, which built a chemical weapons facility disguised as a pesticide plant.

America's flawed vision in the Middle East from Nixon to Bush. Published 1993 by William Morrow and Co. in New York. In library, Foreign relations.

Teicher received his BA in Political Science, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Boston University in 1976. He received a Masters in International Affairs from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in 1978 He is the co-author of Twin Pillars To Desert Storm: America's Flawed Vision in the Middle East from Nixon to Bush. Category:Living people Category:Year of birth missing (living people). A profile of Teicher. Twin Pillars on Foreign Affairs.

A former member of the National Security Council reveals how America's reliance on regional powers to protect its interests in the Middle East led directly to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait. 35,000 first printing. National ad/promo.

Twin Pillars to Desert Storm: America's Flawed Vision in the Middle East from Nixon to Bush epub download

ISBN13: 978-0688112547

ISBN: 0688112544

Author: Gayle Radley Teicher,Howard Teicher

Category: Social Sciences

Subcategory: Politics & Government

Language: English

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc.; 1st edition (1993)

Pages: 418 pages

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