Drew, Elizabeth
December 1990
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 war or its promotion; Decision of politicians of the unsuitability of its policy sanctions and implied military threat to dislodge Saddam Hussein from Kuwait; Belief on Hussein's positive response from a credible threat of force; Consideration of applying economic sanctions prior to the use of military force to retake Kuwait.


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