Fattouh Haikal, Impact of Arab Revolutions on the Arab Regional Order (Beirut: Center for Arab Unity Studies, 2021). 350 pp. ISBN 9789953829340

The Arab regional system, since its official establishment in 1945, has been affected by pivotal events that have had repercussions on its potentialities, internal balances, and regional and international relations. Among these prominent events were: the Nakba of 1948; the 23 July Revolution that toppled the monarchy in Egypt in 1952, and the high tide of Arab nationalism led by Abdel Nasser; the 1967 defeat by Israel; the October 1973 war; and the subsequent signing of the Camp David Accords which lead to the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty in 1979 and largely removed Egypt from the cycle of conflict with Israel. More recently, other events have had a great impact, such as: the First Gulf War in 1991; the September 11 attacks in 2001 and the subsequent US invasion...

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