TITLE

LETTER FROM WASHINGTON

AUTHOR(S)
Drew, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
December 1990
SOURCE
New Yorker;12/31/90, Vol. 66 Issue 46, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
14159148

 

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