The Nixon Doctrine & the Middle East
Lecture no. 12 from the course: The U.S. and the Middle East: 1914 to 9/11
Taught by Professor Salim Yaqub | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Nixon relies on regional "cops on the beat" to protect American interests, while initially keeping the Arab-Israeli conflict on a separate policy track. But Israel, too, soon becomes an American ally within the meaning of the Doctrine.