Gulf Conflict

a political and strategic analysis
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Published by Brassey"s for the International Institute for Strategic Studies , London
Iraq-Kuwait Crisis, 1990-1991, Persian Gulf Region -- His
StatementRoland Dannreuther.
SeriesAdelphi papers -- 264, Adelphi papers -- no. 264
ContributionsInternational Institute for Strategic Studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS79.72 D35 19923
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19096843M
ISBN 100185753090X

The Gulf War was the last conflict in which battleships were deployed in a combat role (as of ). Precision-guided munitions were heralded as key in allowing military strikes to Gulf Conflict book made with a minimum of civilian casualties compared to previous wars, although they were not used as often as more traditional, less Gulf Conflict book on: Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf.

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Blending compelling narrative history with objective analysis, Lawrence Freedman and Efraim Karsh inquire into the fundamental issues underlying the dispute and probe the.

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Though the Persian Gulf War was initially considered an unqualified success for the international coalition, simmering conflict in the troubled region.

The generals' war: the inside story of the conflict in the Gulf User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. If the Vietnam War was conducted by politicians in Washington, the war for Kuwait was, according to New York Times correspondent Gordon and retired general Trainor, our "generals' war." The authors.

Persian Gulf Wars, two conflicts involving Iraq and U.S.-led coalitions in the late 20th and early 21st cent. The First Persian Gulf War, also known as the Gulf War, Jan.–Feb.,was an armed conflict between Iraq and a coalition of 39 nations including the United States, Britain, Egypt, France, and Saudi Arabia; 28 nations contributed troops.

Persian Gulf War, also called Gulf War, (–91), international conflict that was triggered by Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait on August 2, Iraq’s leader, Saddam Hussein, ordered the invasion and occupation of Kuwait with the apparent aim of acquiring that nation’s large oil reserves, canceling a large debt Iraq owed Kuwait, and expanding Iraqi power in the region.

Book Description. This book provides a comprehensive analysis and review of the major events and the leading actors of the Gulf War.

Copies of key documents and essential factual information build up a picture of the realities of war in the Middle East but the material is set in a strong theoretical framework. This book analyzes four main episodes of conflict and defense which have affected the region during the last three decades: the Iran-Iraq war (), which effected the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) from a close, neighborly distance; the Iraq-Kuwait war (), which constituted an attempt to invade the GCC and eliminate one of its member states, : VS Verlag Für Sozialwissenschaften.

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Cook. The Gulf Conflict provides the most authoritative and comprehensive account to date of Iraq’s occupation of Kuwait, its expulsion by a coalition of Western and Arab forces seven months later, and the aftermath of the war. Blending compelling narrative history with objective analysis, Lawrence Freedman and Efraim Karsh inquire into the fundamental issues underlying the dispute and probe the.

The Generals War is the definitive history of the Gulf War. Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor, primarily for the U.S. perspective, tell the story Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. All the significant strategic, operational, and tactical aspects of the conflicts are covered and backed up with extensive and well documented research.4/5.

This book will give you a very good overview of the conflict in about 90 pages. The events leading to the war, the opposing forces and the description of the operations are clearly exposed. The day-by-day color maps showing the ground war and the progression of the coalition forces are particularly excellent/5(13).

This book analyzes four main episodes of conflict and defense which have affected the Gulf region during the last three decades: the Iran-Iraq war (), which effected the Gulf Cooperation Council from a close, neighborly distance; the Iraq-Kuwait war (), which constituted an attempt to invade the GCC and eliminate one of its member states, Kuwait; Subsequent attempts to.

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The Gulf War, The Origins and Implications of the Iraq-Iran Conflict was a huge disappointment. Khadduri’s other books on Iraq were highly informative histories. This one starts off with a very conventional explanation of the background to the Iran-Iraq War, and then repeats all of Iraq’s claims about why the war started and how Iran refused to end it.

1 online resource ( pages): Includes bibliographical references and index Print version record Chapter The Middle East and the Study of International Relations -- chapter 1 The Middle East in historical context -- chapter 2 Crisis: The provocation and the protagonists -- chapter 3 The United Nations and the Gulf conflict -- chapter 4 The diplomacy of crisis -- chapter 5 The Gulf conflict Pages:   The Other Gulf Conflict: How the Qatar Crisis Is Playing Out in D.C.

Steven Spiegel published a book the other in the Arab-Israeli conflict was a. Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, resolution put before the U.S. Congress by President Lyndon Johnson on August 5,assertedly in reaction to allegedly unprovoked attacks by North Vietnamese torpedo boats on the U.S.

destroyers Maddox and C. Turner Joy in the Gulf of Tonkin on August 2. In Qatar and the Gulf Crisis, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen offers an account of the Gulf crisis that erupted on 5 Junefocusing particularly on the measures and initiatives developed by Qatari policymakers, citizens and residents in response to the providing comprehensive and nuanced detail on the contested regional issues at stake, this is an essential book for anyone looking.

The timeline of the Gulf War details the dates of the major events of the – began with the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait on 2 August and ended with the Liberation of Kuwait by Coalition forces.

Iraq subsequently agreed to the United Nations' demands on 28 February The ground war officially concluded with the signing of the armistice on 11 April Shedding new light on our current understanding of the present-day Arab-Iranian conflict, this study, which pays particular attention to Bahrain and the Trucial states (United Arab Emirates), fills a significant gap in the literature on the history of Arab-Iranian relations in the Gulf and Iran's Persian Gulf policy during the Reza Shah : Chelsi Mueller.

There's a fair amount of literature on the "first" gulf war, but Finlan's book would be a great place to start if you're not already familiar with the subject. The Essential Histories series is aimed towards the beginner, with the goal of providing a short and readable account of the main issues surrounding a particular conflict/5(3).Mr.

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Ghareeb talked about their new book, [War in the Gulf, The Iraq-Kuwait Conflict and Its Implications]. It focuses on the historical causes for the Iraqi invasion and.(to include the Gulf War and its aftermath), the greater Middle East has been the dominant theater for U.S.

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