Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS): Is It a Health Emergency?

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS): Is It a Health Emergency?

Date: June 4, 2014
Creator: Lister, Sarah A.
Description: This report describes key Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) response activities and the emergency authorities available to health officials when routine activities are insufficient to address a public health threat.
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Stele of Hammurabi

Stele of Hammurabi

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Date: -1780~/-1750~
Creator: unknown
Description: None
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Stele of Hammurabi

Stele of Hammurabi

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: -1780~/-1750~
Creator: unknown
Description: None
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The Middle East: Selected Key Issues and Options for the 112th Congress

The Middle East: Selected Key Issues and Options for the 112th Congress

Date: January 3, 2011
Creator: Addis, Casey L.; Blanchard, Christopher M.; Katzman, Kenneth; Sharp, Jeremy M. & Zanotti, Jim
Description: This report provides an overview of key issues, relating to the Middle East including the war in Afghanistan, terrorism, foreign assistance, democracy promotion, a summary of past congressional action on these issues, and options for congressional consideration during the 112th Congress.
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U.S. Foreign Assistance to the Middle East: Historical Background, Recent Trends, and the FY2011 Request

U.S. Foreign Assistance to the Middle East: Historical Background, Recent Trends, and the FY2011 Request

Date: June 15, 2010
Creator: Sharp, Jeremy M.
Description: This report is an overview of U.S. foreign assistance to the Middle East from FY2006 to FY2010, and of the FY2011 budget request. It includes a brief history of aid to the region, a review of foreign aid levels, a description of selected country programs, and an analysis of current foreign aid issues. It will be updated periodically to reflect recent developments.
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Arab League Boycott of Israel

Arab League Boycott of Israel

Date: December 29, 2011
Creator: Weiss, Martin A.
Description: This report briefly discusses the Arab League's boycott of Israeli companies and Israeli-made goods since Israel's founding in 1948, as well as U.S. efforts to end the boycott and prevent U.S. firms in participating in the boycott.
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The Al-Jazeera News Network: Opportunity or Challenge for U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East?

The Al-Jazeera News Network: Opportunity or Challenge for U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East?

Date: July 23, 2003
Creator: Sharp, Jeremy M
Description: This paper provides an overview of Al-Jazeera and explores the debate surrounding its objectivity. This report also analyzes Al-Jazeera’s coverage of events in the Middle East, specifically, its coverage of events in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Israel and the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The final section of this report discusses policy options regarding U.S. public diplomacy efforts in the Middle East region.
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The Middle East Peace Talks

The Middle East Peace Talks

Date: December 6, 2001
Creator: Migdalovitz, Carol
Description: None
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The Gulf Security Dialogue and Related Arms Sale Proposals

The Gulf Security Dialogue and Related Arms Sale Proposals

Date: May 9, 2008
Creator: Blanchard, Christopher M. & Grimmett, Richard R.
Description: This report describes the structure and objectives of the Gulf Security Dialogue; briefly assesses its regional implications; summarizes related proposed arms sales; provides an overview of congressional notification and review procedures; and analyzes recent related activity in the Administration and Congress.
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Middle East Free Trade Area: Progress Report

Middle East Free Trade Area: Progress Report

Date: July 3, 2006
Creator: Bolle, Mary Jane
Description: The purpose of this report is to describe Middle East Free Trade Area (MEFTA) in terms of: (1) its impetus, (2) its major elements; (3) background trade data, (4) details; and (5) arguments for each.
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Middle East Free Trade Area: Progress Report

Middle East Free Trade Area: Progress Report

Date: April 28, 2006
Creator: Bolle, Mary Jane
Description: The purpose of this report is to describe Middle East Free Trade Area (MEFTA) in terms of: (1) its impetus, (2) its major elements; (3) background trade data, (4) details; and (5) arguments for each.
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The Islamic State: Q&A

The Islamic State: Q&A

Date: September 11, 2014
Creator: Humud, Carla; Katzman, Kenneth & Blanchard, Christopher M.
Description: This report provides answers to some of the basic question regarding the Islamic State (IS).
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The Gulf Security Dialogue and Related Arms Sale Proposals

The Gulf Security Dialogue and Related Arms Sale Proposals

Date: January 14, 2008
Creator: Blanchard, Christopher M. & Grimmett, Richard R.
Description: This report describes the structure and objectives of the Gulf Security Dialogue; briefly assesses its regional implications; summarizes related proposed arms sales; provides an overview of congressional notification and review procedures; and analyzes recent related activity in the Administration and Congress.
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The Middle East Peace Talks

The Middle East Peace Talks

Date: May 18, 2006
Creator: Migdalovitz, Carol
Description: This report discusses the Middle East peace talks, including the new peace process with the most recent developments,and the war against terrorism.
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Arab League Boycott of Israel

Arab League Boycott of Israel

Date: December 19, 2013
Creator: Weiss, Martin A.
Description: This report briefly discusses the Arab League's boycott of Israeli companies and Israeli-made goods since Israel's founding in 1948, as well as U.S. efforts to end the boycott and prevent U.S. firms in participating in the boycott.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Travels in Egypt, Arabia Petræa, and the Holy Land.

Travels in Egypt, Arabia Petræa, and the Holy Land.

Date: 1843
Creator: Olin, Stephen, 1797-1851.
Description: Map of Egypt, Arabia Petraea and Palestine showing Dr. Olin's route. Inset of Sinai with points of interest.
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Newsmap : The Middle East

Newsmap : The Middle East

Date: 1946
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: Maps shows Middle East. "A troop information program map." Relief shown by hachures. Table lists countries, capitals, area in sq. miles, and population. Map key indicates oil fields, oil pipe lines, principal railways, principal roads.
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The United States and Europe: Responding to Change in the Middle East and North Africa

The United States and Europe: Responding to Change in the Middle East and North Africa

Date: June 12, 2013
Creator: Archick, Kristin & Mix, Derek E.
Description: This report assesses some of the policy implications of recent and ongoing events in the Middle East region, provides an overview of U.S. responses to date, and explores select case studies to illustrate some key questions and dilemmas that Congress and the executive branch may face with regard to these issues and others in the future.
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U.S. Trade and Investment in the Middle East and North Africa: Overview and Issues for Congress

U.S. Trade and Investment in the Middle East and North Africa: Overview and Issues for Congress

Date: March 4, 2013
Creator: Akhtar, Shayerah Ilias; Bolle, Mary Jane & Nelson, Rebecca M.
Description: This report provides background and analysis for policymakers considering re-evaluating U.S. trade and investment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in light of recent political developments. In particular, the report examines the economic challenges facing many countries in the region and the area's limited integration in the world economy, including relatively weak economic ties with the United States. It also analyzes various policy options for increasing trade and investment with MENA countries. The report concludes by discussing: 1) the premise of the policy agenda, specifically whether increased trade and investment can support or lead to successful democratic transitions and political stability; and 2) if such a policy agenda is pursued, possible implementation questions that policymakers in Congress and the Administration may face.
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Arab League Boycott of Israel

Arab League Boycott of Israel

Date: January 17, 2013
Creator: Weiss, Martin A.
Description: This report provides background information on the Arab League's boycott of Israeli companies and goods. The report also discusses U.S. efforts to end the enforcement of the boycott.
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The Gulf Security Dialogue and Related Arms Sale Proposals

The Gulf Security Dialogue and Related Arms Sale Proposals

Date: October 8, 2008
Creator: Blanchard, Christopher M. & Grimmett, Richard R.
Description: This report describes the structure and objectives of the Gulf Security Dialogue; briefly assesses its regional implications; summarizes related proposed arms sales; provides an overview of congressional notification and review procedures; and analyzes recent related activity in the Administration and Congress.
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Middle East and North Africa Unrest: Implications for Oil and Natural Gas Markets

Middle East and North Africa Unrest: Implications for Oil and Natural Gas Markets

Date: March 10, 2011
Creator: Ratner, Michael & Nerurkar, Neelesh
Description: This report examines the consequences of the recent unrest in the Middle East and North Africa on oil and natural gas markets, both in the short term and the long term. It also discuses various policy considerations for Congress and includes an appendix of oil and gas exports and energy concerns by country.
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Palestinians and Middle East Peace:  Issues for the United States

Palestinians and Middle East Peace: Issues for the United States

Date: April 2, 2003
Creator: Mark, Clyde R
Description: None
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Change in the Middle East: Implications for U.S. Policy

Change in the Middle East: Implications for U.S. Policy

Date: March 7, 2012
Creator: Blanchard, Christopher M.; Arieff, Alexis; Danon, Zoe; Katzman, Kenneth; Sharp, Jeremy M. & Zanotti, Jim
Description: This report assesses some of the policy implications of recent and ongoing events in the Middle East region, provides an overview of U.S. responses to date, and explores select case studies to illustrate some key questions and dilemmas that Congress and the executive branch may face with regard to these issues and others in the future.
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