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The outlaw state : Saddam Hussein's quest for power and the Gulf crisis

Author: Elaine Sciolino
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Saddam Hussein and his fierce determination to turn Iraq into a regional superpower in the Middle East which lead to the Persian Gulf War.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sciolino, Elaine.
Outlaw state.
New York : Wiley, ©1991
(OCoLC)609263567
Named Person: Saddam Hussein; Saddam Hussein; Saddam Hussein
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Sciolino
ISBN: 0471542997 9780471542995
OCLC Number: 23584115
Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The mother of all battles --
State-building on the ruins of Mesopotamia --
From the tribesman to the mythmaker --
Terror and enticement --
The Iran-Orag War : Saladin and the messiah --
Inside the Middle East cauldron --
The arming of Oraq --
A case study in failed policy --
The regional superpower --
The invasion of Kuwait --
The drift to war --
The degradation of Iraq --
Appendix.
Responsibility: Elaine Sciolino.
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An analysis of the Gulf War and its long-ranging effects in the Middle East, which explores Saddam Hussein's rise to power, explains why he invaded Kuwait, provides a survey of the war's outcome and  Read more...

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