By Ivo H. Daalder, Nicole Gnesotto, Philip H. Gordon
The higher heart East is beset by means of a crescent of crisis--a quarter of pressing risk stretching from Pakistan to Afghanistan, via Iran and Iraq, the entire approach to the Syria/Lebanon query and the Israeli-Palestinian clash. the explicit difficulties variety from terrorism and nuclear proliferation to the increase of fundamentalism and an absence of democracy. those crises pose might be the main urgent safeguard demanding situations to Europe and the us at the present time. regrettably, the U.S. and its allies around the Atlantic often have approached them in separate methods, frequently leading to annoying transatlantic relatives in addition to ignored possibilities to make the area more secure. in actual fact time has come for higher coordination of procedure and motion. Crescent of drawback brings jointly a number of best American and eu specialists to enhance a standard method of the urgent concerns of the area. The individuals comprise many of the premiere analysts of the zone from either side of the Atlantic. they supply succinct synopses of the crises, examine U.S. and eu views, and recommend how you can bring up cooperation. The editors synthesize this right into a highway map for U.S.-European cooperation in assembly the current and destiny demanding situations of this unstable a part of the realm. participants: Stephen Cohen (Brookings Institution), James Dobbins (RAND), Toby stay clear of (University of London), Eva is going (consultant), Martin Indyk (Saban middle at Brookings), Reinoud Leenders (University of Amsterdam), Flynt Leverett (Saban middle at Brookings), Ken Pollack (Saban heart at Brookings), Jean-Luc Racine (Centre for the learn of India and South Asia, CNRS/EHESS), Barnett Rubin (New York University), Yezid Sayigh (King's university London), Michael Schmunk (Harvard University), Bruno Tertraris (Fondation pour l. a. Recherche Strategique).
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Crescent of Crisis: U.S.-European Strategy for the Greater Middle East by Ivo H. Daalder, Nicole Gnesotto, Philip H. Gordon