America and the Persian Gulf: The Third Party Dimension in World Politics

Title

America and the Persian Gulf: The Third Party Dimension in World Politics

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Description

This study examines how the Iranian revolution, the war in Afghanistan, the Iran-Iraq war and Iraq's invasion of Kuwait affected American security in the Persian Gulf. It shows how regional conflicts in the Middle East made the US better able to protect its own security interests in the area.

ISBN

0275949737

Publication Date

1995

Publisher

Praeger

City

Westport, Connecticut

Keywords

Persion Gulf Region, Middle East, Regional conflicts, National security, Foreiggn relations, United States

Disciplines

American Politics | International Relations | Islamic World and Near East History | Near and Middle Eastern Studies