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Curtis R. Ryan

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780813033075

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813033075.001.0001

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Security Dilemmas in Arab Politics

Security Dilemmas in Arab Politics

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(p.23) 2 Security Dilemmas in Arab Politics
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Inter-Arab Alliances
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Curtis R. Ryan

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813033075.003.0002

This chapter examines the security dilemmas involved in Arab politics. It explains that security dilemma refers to an external dynamic of arms racing and spiralling regional insecurity and suggests that Arab states face two specific security dilemmas. The analysis reveals that the traditional focus on security as limited only to external military concerns is dubious at best for the Arab states system and perhaps well beyond given the fact that there is more than one security dilemma at work.

Keywords:   security dilemmas, Arab politics, arms race, regional insecurity, Arab states, military concerns

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