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Middle East Military Event Data, 1949-1969 (ICPSR 5202)

Principal Investigator(s): Blechman, Barry

Summary:

This data collection provides detailed documentation of approximately 3,800 events: physical conflict interactions between Israel and each of the bordering Arab nations, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq, in the period 1949-1969. Data are provided for dates, participants, types of event, number of incidents reported, casualties, and the source of information. Data are aggregated to 10-day summaries for each Israel-bordering Arab nation dyad. See also the related collection, MIDDLE EAST EVENT/INTERACTION DATA, 1949-1969 (ICPSR 5201).

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Citation

Blechman, Barry. Middle East Military Event Data, 1949-1969. ICPSR05202-v1. ICPSR version. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1998. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05202.v1

Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05202.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   aggression, Arab Israeli conflict, international conflict, Middle East, military intervention, violence, war

Geographic Coverage:   Egypt, Global, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Middle East, Syria

Time Period:  

  • 1949--1969

Universe:   Conflict interactions between Israel and each of the bordering Arab nations, Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Iraq, in the period 1949-1969.

Data Types:   event/transaction data

Methodology

Data Source:

(1) NEW YORK TIMES, (2) JERUSALEM POST, and (3) United Nations documents

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