Nalyse the development of British policies towards the Middle East from 1945 to 1967.

Some questions to consider for essay: Who made foreign policy in the Middle East was it Whitehall or the man on the spot? How did Britain maintain imperial power in Middle East? What were Britains interests in the Middle East? Britains relationship with Middle East?

must answer specific question asked.
refer directly to books and articles you have read, as part of argument
Some of the sources are: D Sanders: Losing an Empire, Finding a Role: British Foreign Policy since 1945(1990); J Darwin: The End of the British Empire: The Historiographical Debate(1991); S C Smith: Britains Revival and Fall in the Gulf(2004) and R McNamara: Britain, Nasser and the Balance of Power in the Middle East(2003).