TITLE

IRAQ AT WAR

AUTHOR(S)
Viorst, Milton
PUB. DATE
December 1986
SOURCE
Foreign Affairs;Winter86/87, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p349
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the implications of the Iran-Iraq war for the Middle East and the rest of the international community. Devastation cost in terms of lives and money; Anxieties throughout the Persian Gulf created by the prospects of endless war; Conventional strategic assessment of both countries; Fighting styles and foreign supports; Economic circumstances facing the two countries; Domestic revolutions; American interests in the region; Confusing American policy on Iran-Iraq war.
ACCESSION #
12623420

 

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