The Middle East is potentially the world's major and most dangerous trouble spot. This book looks at why airpower is of such strategic and tactical importance in the area. It provides an overview of the state of the air forces in the first decade of the 21st Century. Each air force will be profiled aerospace industries reviewed major campaigns in the past decade are examined and the future airpower is discussed. The countries include Bahrain Egypt Iraq Iran Israel Kuwait Jordan Lebanon Oman Qatar Saudi Arabia Syria Turkey UAE Yemen and will also cover British and American operations. Each country is profiled with its air forces history current status order of battle aircraft ordnance and recent operations. Air campaigns of the 21st Century within the region are also described.