Saudi Arabia and the United States' plans for Middle East defense.

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dc.contributor.advisor Gawrych, George Walter. Bowers, William J.
dc.contributor.other Baylor University. Dept. of History. en 2006-06-22
dc.description.abstract The Dwight D. Eisenhower administration's Cold War concerns shaped the United States' policy in the Middle East during the 1950s. Relations with Saudi Arabia proved critical as the U.S. pursued its interests in the region. At first, the administration did not recognize the importance of Saudi Arabia and later it overevaluated the kingdom's significance. Saudi Arabia proved decisive in the politics of the region throughout Eisenhower's time in office. This study examines the U.S.-Saudi relationships, the environment in which it developed, and results that were derived from it. Primary sources, published and unpublished, as well as secondary sources in the form of monographs and periodicals were utilized in the research of this study. en
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dc.subject United States -- Foreign relations -- 1953-1961. en
dc.subject United States -- Foreign relations --- Saudi Arabia. en
dc.subject Saudi Arabia -- Foreign relations --- United States. en
dc.subject Saudi Arabia -- Defenses. en
dc.subject United States -- Defenses. en
dc.title Saudi Arabia and the United States' plans for Middle East defense. en
dc.type Thesis en M.A. en
dc.rights.accessrights Worldwide access en
dc.contributor.department History. en

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