Learning Objectives

Brief learning objectives have been made available by the author, to assist you with your studies.


This chapter will enable a greater understanding of:
The size and relative power of military forces across the region.
The impacts of ongoing territorial disputes in the Middle East and North Africa.
The significance of nuclear proliferation and the impacts of Israeli and Iranian nuclear programmes.
The development of sub-state and trans-state terrorism and political violence in the region and its global impacts.
The ramifications of the ‘War on Terror’ in the Middle East and North Africa.