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Author: 50minutes.Com.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Primento Digital, 2016.
Series: History.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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On 22nd September 1980, Saddam Hussein attacked the Shatt al-Arab and proclaimed dominance over the territory. This pivotal event launched the two countries into a slow and unmoving war. After eight years of hostilities that included the controversial use of chemical weapons, the war finally came to an end, with neither camp gaining anything and both paying the price of a devastating number of casualties. This book  Read more...
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50MINUTES.COM.
Iran-Iraq War : Saddam Hussein's Attack in the Middle East.
: Primento Digital, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: 50minutes.Com.
ISBN: 280627320X 9782806273208
OCLC Number: 949753055
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Contents: Title Page; The Iran-Iraq War; Key information; Introduction; Political and social context; The Arab river; An ideological powder keg; Becoming the leading power in the Gulf; Commanders and leaders; Ruhollah Musavi Khomeini, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran; Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq; Analysis of the war; Phase 1: a lightning war (September 1980-winter 1981); Phase 2: the dead-end (April 1981-March 1982); Phase 3: response and stubbornness (March 1982-June 1982); Phase 4: failure of the Ramadan operation (July 1982-March 1984). Phase 5: oil in sight (April 1984-January 1986)Phase 6: the West to the rescue of Iraq (February 1986-January 1988); Phase 7: the use of chemical weapons (February-June 1988); Phase 8: the end of the fighting (summer 1988); A very controversial war; Hiding the chemical weapons; The unclear role of the U.S. administration; Saddam Hussein, a friend that would humiliate France; The outcome of the fighting: all for nothing; Repercussions of the war; Two consolidated regimes; Safeguarding the Islamic Republic; An increasingly dictatorial power; The time for questioning; A somewhat liberating death. Too much provocationSummary; Find out more; Copyright.
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On 22nd September 1980, Saddam Hussein attacked the Shatt al-Arab and proclaimed dominance over the territory. This pivotal event launched the two countries into a slow and unmoving war. After eight years of hostilities that included the controversial use of chemical weapons, the war finally came to an end, with neither camp gaining anything and both paying the price of a devastating number of casualties. This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding more about the Iran-Iraq War, providing you with the essential information and saving time. In 50 minutes you will be able to: Understand the main political and social context behind the war and why the first attack was launched Identify the mean leaders of both belligerent sides and why they were involved in the conflict Analyze the outcome of the war and what this meant for the future of the belligerent states, as well as the countries who provided supportABOUT 50MINUTES.COM History & amp; Culture50MINUTES.COM provides the tools to quickly understand the main events, people, conflicts and discoveries that played a part in the history of our world and influenced how we live today. Our publications are easy to use and they will save you time. They provide the key historical information and cover an extensive range of topics, from the beginning of time to the more contemporary 20th century. These books are the perfect place to start if you want to become an expert on any aspect of world history quickly and efficiently.

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