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Why the Gulf War still matters

Patrick J. Garrity

Why the Gulf War still matters

foreign perspectives on the war and the future of international security

by Patrick J. Garrity

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Published by Center for National Security Studies in Los Alamos, N.M .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991.,
  • Security, International.,
  • International relations.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatrick J. Garrity.
    SeriesReport -- no. 16, Report (Center for National Security Studies (Los Alamos National Laboratory)) -- no. 16
    ContributionsCenter for National Security Studies (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 118 p. +
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14852937M

    The Gulf War () - The Gulf War () differed heavily from Operation Iraqi Freedom (also known as the Iraq War) of ; National Security Counsel member turned Journalist Richard N. Haass details it as, “a war of necessity [,]” and continues to describe how, “vital U.S. interests were at stake, and after multilateral sanctions and intensive diplomacy came up short, only.


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