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The Iran-Iraq War

Jerome Donovan

The Iran-Iraq War

antecedents and conflict escalation

by Jerome Donovan

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Escalation (Military science),
  • Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988,
  • Causes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [118]-147) and index.

    StatementJerome Donovan
    SeriesRoutledge studies in Middle Eastern politics -- 32, Routledge studies in Middle Eastern politics -- 32.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS318.85 .D66 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 153 p. :
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25255618M
    ISBN 100415579899, 0203839358
    ISBN 109780415579896, 9780203839355
    LC Control Number2010022664
    OCLC/WorldCa526106637

    The contributions to the volume serve to underline that the Iran–Iraq war was a defining conflict, shaping the perspectives of the key protagonists for a generation to book will be of much interest to students of international and Cold War history, Middle Eastern politics, foreign policy, and International Relations in general.   The Iran–Iraq War re-assesses not only the superpower role in the conflict but also the war’s regional and wider international dimensions by bringing to the fore fresh evidence and new perspectives from a variety of sources. It focuses on a number of themes including the economic dimensions of the war and the roles played by a variety of Cited by: 3.

    The book examines the interactions between the United States and Iran through the Iran-Iraq War, using primary documentation, group discussions with key participants and input from academics to create a nuanced view of the relationship at that time. The Iran-Iraq War, which ended in the summer of , a month short of its eighth anniversary, is undoubtedly the Third World's longest and bloodiest conflict in a half-century. As such, its lessons and implications extend beyond the geographical confines of the Middle East.

    Get this from a library! The Iran-Iraq War. [David Schaffer] -- Fueled by personal animosity between the respective heads of state in Iran and Iraq at that time, the war turned into the longest war ever fought directly between two nations during the twentieth.   An Evening Standard Best Book of "Pierre Razoux's The Iran-Iraq War is better by a mile than most of the military history that floods the English topical too since we will be getting to know Iran much more in future and its history should be required reading.". Evening Standard "Razoux, research director at the Institute for Strategic Research in Paris, has made use of /5(51).


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His book is better than the other recently published work on the subject by Williamson Murray and Kevin Woods, which is Cited by: 4.

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This book is a major reinterpretation of the Iran-Iraq War and is a source for reexamining the U.S. involvement in the Gulf. Pelletiere demonstrates that the war was not a standoff in which Iraq finally won a grinding war of attrition through luck, persistence, and the use of poison gas/5. A brief yet concise book about the Iran-Iraq war with a motivating background to what led to it.

One interesting fact is that Iran received military assistance from Israel during the weapon embargo in order to counter the Iraqi military might at that time/5. The Iran-Iraq War was personified by the determination and ambition of the key leaders, Saddam Hussein and Ayatollah Khomeini, and characterized by mass casualties, the repression of the civilian populations and chemical warfare.

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Iran-Iraq War, –88, protracted military conflict between Iran and Iraq. It officially began on Sept. 22,with an Iraqi land and air invasion of western Iran, although Iraqi spokespersons maintained that Iran had been engaging in artillery attacks on Iraqi towns since Sept.

Pierre Razoux's The Iran-Iraq War is an interesting account of one of the largest conventional military conflicts of the past half-century, and one that is little understood.

His book is better than the other recently published work on the subject by Williamson Murray and Kevin Woods, which is /5(55).

Top 10 books about the Iraq war Ranging from forensic intelligence reports to biting reportage and searing fiction and memoir, these books lay bare the mistakes that drove the war.

The Iran–Iraq War was originally referred to as the Persian Gulf War until the Persian Gulf War of andafter which it was known as the First Persian Gulf War. The Iraq–Kuwait conflict, which was known as the Second Persian Gulf War, eventually became known simply as the Persian Gulf on: Iran, Iraq, Persian Gulf.

Patrick Cockburn is an Irish journalist. He has been a Middle East correspondent sincefor The Financial Times and, currently, for The Independent. Among the most experienced commentators on Iraq, he has written various books on the country’s recent history.

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The Iran-Iraq War marked a turning point in the history of the Middle East. One cannot comprehend the situation in the Gulf today--the Iranian nuclear program or the political crises in Baghdad and Tehran--without understanding the frustrations and fears that sprang from that war.