Defending Arabia

Defending Arabia

by John E. Peterson
     
 

This book surveys the strategic issues in the defense of the Gulf from the earliest British involvement up to the Iraq-Iran war. It examines the British retreat from the Gulf and the imperial vestiges that were left behind. It considers the way in which American interests in the Gulf came to replace British interests and it analyzes how American Foreign Policy has…  See more details below

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This book surveys the strategic issues in the defense of the Gulf from the earliest British involvement up to the Iraq-Iran war. It examines the British retreat from the Gulf and the imperial vestiges that were left behind. It considers the way in which American interests in the Gulf came to replace British interests and it analyzes how American Foreign Policy has responded to this additional responsibility. The book also investigates the regional concerns of Gulf security and the intra-regional conflicts which have erupted so disturbingly in the Iraq-Iran war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312191146
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
08/01/1986
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.73(w) x 8.73(h) x 1.02(d)

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