Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981

The Middle East in the 1970s was characterised by its conflicts, with a cast of political figures whose influence can still be felt today. Providing an invaluable online resource for researchers and students seeking to understand the modern Middle East, Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981 contains complete runs of Foreign Office file classes, providing an expansive view of key historic events. With over 6,000 full-text searchable documents, this resource provides users with in-depth analyses, annual reviews, ministerial minutes, personality profiles and correspondence regarding conflicts, arms sales and the UK's commercial interest in the Middle East.

Module I 1971-1974: The 1973 Arab Israeli War and the Oil Crisis