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Saudi Arabia : guarding the desert kingdom / Anthony H. Cordesman
Bib ID 1421655
Format BookBook
Author
Cordesman, Anthony H
 
Description Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997 
xiii, 220 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0813332419 (alkaline paper)
Summary

Since the Gulf War, Saudi Arabia's tenuous security situation has been altered by an ongoing U.S. presence. This volume provides detailed analysis of the state of the Saudi economy and military forces, its growing internal security problems and the stability of its regime, and its reliability as an energy exporter.

Full contents
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. External Security Issues
  • 3. Internal Change and Internal Security
  • 4. Economic and Social Issues
  • 5. Oil and Petroleum Related Issues
  • 6. Saudi Military Forces
  • 7. The Saudi Army
  • 8. The Saudi National Guard
  • 9. The Saudi Navy
  • 10. The Saudi Air Force
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-219).

Subjects Saudi Arabia -- Armed Forces.  |  Saudi Arabia -- Strategic aspects.

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