Traditional studies of linkage politics tend to assume that internal political instability leads a government to divert attention from internal problems by initiating an external conflict or stressing the pressures of international problems. In contrast, quantitative studies typically conclude that there is little or no relationship between interna
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About the Author
Dr. Bar-Siman-Tov is a lecturer in the Department of International Relations of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel. He is the author of The Israeli-Egyptian War of Attrition 1969–1970: A Case Study of Limited Local War and several articles dealing with the Middle East.
Table of Contents
Westview Replica Editions Introduction A Theoretical Framework Linkage Politics and Conflict Linkage A Critique of the Quantitative Approach A Proposed Method of Research The Case Study Syria: A Linkage Politics State The Separatist Regime, 1961–1963: Connections Between Internal and External Conflicts The Ba‘th Regime, 1963–1966: Connections Between Internal and External Conflicts The Neo-Ba‘th Regime, 1966–1970: Connections Between Internal and External Conflicts Conclusions