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Contents: What are origins and development of the American involvement in the Middle East? - How far did the U.S. diplomatic
and military policies adopted and carried out after 1945 influence and determine the events in the Middle East? - What kind
of relation does exist between U.S. national interests and the quest for dominance over the Persian Gulf oil?