Concept of “Greater Middle East” at Work Concept of “Greater Middle East” at Work

U. Sharipov

Concept of “Greater Middle East” at Work

Institut vostokovedeniya RAN

Moskva, 2013, 379 pages

ISBN: 978-5-906233-26-4

In this work the author considers as a whole the critical socio-political situa-tion in the Middle East in the early 21st cent. He shows the internal situation in the Muslim countries which is fraught with serious collisions and, at the same time, tells about the aggressive intervention of the Western powers in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and Syria. The monograph consists of two parts. The first one covers the first decade of 21st cent., the second part – the beg. of the second decade.