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Ground war, Desert Storm by Jim Mesko

By Jim Mesko

Squadron/Signal e-book, 1991. VG+. 64pgs, Withdrawn stamp from USS Intrepid Sea, Air and house Museum Library. Intrepid is an plane provider commissioned in WWII. and opened as a museum in big apple urban in 1984. It was once thoroughly refurbished and reopened to the general public on Veterans Day, 2008. This e-book is a part of a 2000+ booklet assortment from the Museum Library. remainder of publication in nice Like New . No tears, chips and so on. ISBN 0897472166 Illus: colour, B/W pictures, WE PACK WITH nice CARE, ninety nine% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN customized bins!

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Ground war, Desert Storm

Squadron/Signal e-book, 1991. VG+. 64pgs, Withdrawn stamp from USS Intrepid Sea, Air and house Museum Library. Intrepid is an plane service commissioned in WWII. and opened as a museum in ny urban in 1984. It used to be thoroughly refurbished and reopened to the general public on Veterans Day, 2008. This booklet is a part of a 2000+ booklet assortment from the Museum Library.

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New technologies, it noted, are creating a dynamic that may threaten America’s ability to exercise its dominant military power. Potential rivals such as China are anxious to exploit these transformational technologies broadly, while adversaries like Iran, Iraq and North Korea are rushing to develop ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons as a deterrent to American intervention in regions they seek to dominate ... Over the long term, Iran may well prove as large a threat to US interests in the Gulf as Iraq has.

The refusal by the Bush Administration to publish a section of a Congressional report into Saudi Arabia’s links with the hijackers was explained by a US official: ‘It’s really damning. ’54 Instead the US pursued Iraq’s Saddam Hussein, even though he had no known connection to the attacks. Describing British colonial dealings with Middle Eastern states, Mark Curtis, a former research fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, noted: British policy in the Middle East is based on propping up repressive elites that support the West’s business and military interests ...

Instead, the White House, first under Bush Snr and then Bill Clinton, pursued a policy of containment, keeping Saddam weak, with the hope that in the long run an Iraqi rival would come to power by engineering a coup against him. The goal was explained by the then chief diplomatic correspondent of the New York Times, Thomas Friedman. 65 Containment was achieved through a dual policy of ‘no-fly zones’ in the country’s north and south, which allowed the US and British air forces to box Saddam’s army into the centre of the country, and a system of swingeing UN sanctions that deprived the Iraqi population of most essentials, including supplies of food and medicines.

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