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Middle East politics and international relations: Crisis zone
bookposted on 2018-01-01, 00:00 authored by Shahram AkbarzadehShahram Akbarzadeh, K Baxter
© 2018 Shahram Akbarzadeh and Kylie Baxter. All rights reserved. The contemporary Middle East has been defined by political crises and conflict. The interplay of internal and external factors have set the region on a path of turmoil and crisis with devastating outcomes for its people. The absence of political accountability and representation, and policies pursued by the United States to keep US-friendly regimes in power have been two key factors that have contributed to the seemingly insoluble Middle East politics.