War and Peace in The Gulf. Domestic politics and regional relations into the 1990’s.

Ehteshami, Anoushiravan & Nonneman, Gerd.

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Book ID: 2812

ISBN:      0863721346


8 vo. xv, 287 pp; 2 maps, hard back in d/w, previous owner’s name inscribed verso lower cover tables, notes, biblio, index, Ithaca Press, Reading, 1991.


Contents: Storm Signals — Roots of conflict — The Iraqi dilemmas — The Coalition prepares for war — Why fight? ware and peace on the home front — The Iraqi Army, of Why counting rifles doesn’t work — Iraq is divided into three parts — The desert kingdom: Saudi Arabia — Kuwait and the other Kuwaits — Desert war — From Shield to Storm: Beware the Ides of January — The air war — How to fight in the Persian Gulf, strategy and tactics — The ground war: Airland battle in the sand — The naval war — Orders of battle — War myths, war games and war correspondents — Predicting the past: the military game — The political game — Air print battle : the adventures of the press brigade — Talking heads and truculent prattle — Air Print battle: War gaming as a tool in explanatory journalism — After the storm — Scenarios of Hell, scenarios of hope: the after effects.

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