After the Storm; Lessons from the Gulf War


Distinguished contributors discuss what we've learned from the Gulf War.

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Distinguished contributors discuss what we've learned from the Gulf War.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819185297
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/23/1992
  • Pages: 415
  • Product dimensions: 6.24 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.17 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Diplomatic Lessons 1
Ch. 1 Status Quo Ante: The United States and Its Allies 3
Ch. 2 Collective Security and the "New World Order": What Role for the United Nations? 31
Ch. 3 Nonproliferation Regimes in the Aftermath of the Gulf War 49
Pt. II Regional Lessons 81
Ch. 4 The Postwar Balance of Power in the Middle East 83
Ch. 5 Shooting an Elephant: The Expedition and its Aftermath 113
Pt. III Economic/Political Lessons 145
Ch. 6 Oil, the Middle East, and the World Economy 147
Ch. 7 The Unfettered Presidency 169
Pt. IV Strategic Lessons 195
Ch. 8 War by Miscalculation 197
Ch. 9 The Impact of the Persian Gulf War on Military Budgets and Force Structure 221
Ch. 10 Desert Storm and Deterrence in the Future 241
Pt. V Policy Recommendations 265
Ch. 11 U.S. Strategy After the Crisis 267
Appendices 293
Appendix A: The Persian Gulf Crisis: A Chronology of Events 295
Appendix B: United Nations Security Council Resolutions on the Gulf Crisis 367
Notes on Contributors 399
Index 403
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