Newhouse, John
February 1991
New Yorker;2/18/91, Vol. 66 Issue 53, p72
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.


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