TITLE

Misreadings

AUTHOR(S)
Newhouse, John
PUB. DATE
February 1991
SOURCE
New Yorker;2/18/91, Vol. 66 Issue 53, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an analysis of United States foreign policies in the Persian Gulf War under President George Bush's during the Persian Gulf War. Building of the coalition of allies and others; Support for United Nations Resolution 678; Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's view of himself as leader of all of the oppressed people of the world and his feeling that he has little to lose; Impact of the United Nations sanctions against Iraq; Role of diplomacy in the crisis; Lack of clarity about the short and long term goals of the war.
ACCESSION #
9103042374

 

Related Articles

  • Gulf macho. Ackland, Len // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1991, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p2 

    This article argues that George Bush is intent on an unjustified war with Iraq despite the substantial lack of support by the American public. President Bush has shown himself to be a man who can change his mind. But is he really ready to begin negotiating with the leader he has repeatedly...

  • IRAQ AND THE BOMB: WERE THEY EVEN CLOSE? Albright, David; Hibbs, Mark // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Mar1991, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p16 

    This article discusses the likelihood that Iraq even had the capability to produce nuclear weapons. Just two hours after U.S. warplanes began attacking Iraq on January 16, President Bush went on national television to report the goals of the assault. The prominence Bush gave to Iraq's nuclear...

  • The 12 Year Itch. Thomas, Evan; Barry, John; Isikoff, Michael; Wolffe, Richard; Hirsh, Michael; Dickey, Christopher // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);3/31/2003 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 141 Issue 13, p52 

    Discusses the war against Iraq, led by United States President George W. Bush, and the Persian Gulf War of 1991, led by former U.S. President George Bush. Covert operations launched by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency to destroy the regime of Saddam Hussein; View of U.S. Deputy Secretary of...

  • Israel's Botched Assassination Attempt Surfaces After Saddam Hussain's Capture. Curtiss, Richard H. // Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Mar2004, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p22 

    In 1991, the Israelis wanted to become involved in the first Gulf war against Iraq. Washington, however, was desperate to keep Israel out of the war, lest it so anger the other Arab states that the carefully crafted coalition might quickly unravel. Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, meanwhile, was...

  • REGIONAL RISK PROFILE.  // Middle East Monitor: The Gulf;May2003, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p1 

    The article reports that while there are still some fierce gun battles being raged around Iraq, the war is effectively over. Given the level of antipathy between Kuwait and Iraq since the first Gulf war, the government will be anxious to see how a post-Saddam Iraq unfolds. The Speaker of the...

  • WHY WE DIDN'T REMOVE SADDAM. Bush, George; Scowcroft, Brent // Time International (South Pacific Edition);3/2/1998, Issue 9, p23 

    Reflects on the significance of the Persian Gulf War in foreign policy. Strengthened relationship between the United States and Arab states; Effectiveness of a multilateral approach to peacemaking; Reasons for not trying to remove Saddam Hussein from power.

  • LETTER FROM WASHINGTON. Drew, Elizabeth // New Yorker;12/31/90, Vol. 66 Issue 46, p87 

    Comments on the political situation in the U.S. regarding its plan of action against Saddam Hussein. Concern of the general population on the chances of a War in the Persian Gulf before the establishment of peaceful resolutions; Recognition of the anxiety of parties on either the settlement of...

  • The View From Israel . Bar-Illan, David // National Review;1/28/1991, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p28 

    Argues that the Gulf crisis is a no-win situation for Israel. Projected impact of the destruction of Iraq's Saddam Hussein; Forecasts of pressure on Israel to work toward Arab-Israeli peace by making significant concessions; Why Israelis are reluctant to have foreign troops defend their country;...

  • THE UNWIMP. Barnes, Fred // New Republic;3/18/91, Vol. 204 Issue 11, p17 

    Comments on the Persian Gulf War in 1991. Denunciations by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein of U.S.-led attacks; Analysis of U.S. foreign policy towards Iraq; Implications on world politics and international relations.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics