The Illusions of Powerlessness

Kedourie, Elie
November 1980
New Republic;11/29/80, Vol. 183 Issue 22, p17
Comments on the public behavior of Western countries toward the precarious situation in the Middle East due to Iraqi attack against Iran. Factor that prevented the U.S. administration from endorsing an analysis of the dispute; Effect of the attack on oil supplies from both countries; Views on the incompatibility between U.S. and Iraqi interests.


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