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Britain's Two Wars With Iraq, 1941, 1991

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"Since Iraq's emergence as a state after the First World War, its relations with Britain have often been strained. In 1941 Britain took military action against the government of Rashid Ali al-Kilani and, half a century later in 1991, it played a crucial role in the Coalition war against Iraq following the invasion of Kuwait. Raghid El-Solh analyses this role in the context of relations between the two countries over the last 70 years. Relating developments to both international and regional circumstances, he compares the military build-up and the prosecution of the two wars. He lays emphasis on the vested interests of world and regional powers and the internal politics of the ruling elites in both countries, and quotes extensively from primary sources to support his conclusions."

Book in very good condition.

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Author(s):
El-Solh, R.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1996
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
289
Publisher:
Garnet Publishing

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"Since Iraq's emergence as a state after the First World War, its relations with Britain have often been strained. In 1941 Britain took military action against the government of Rashid Ali al-Kilani and, half a century later in 1991, it played a crucial role in the Coalition war against Iraq following the invasion of Kuwait. Raghid El-Solh analyses this role in the context of relations between the two countries over the last 70 years. Relating developments to both international and regional circumstances, he compares the military build-up and the prosecution of the two wars. He lays emphasis on the vested interests of world and regional powers and the internal politics of the ruling elites in both countries, and quotes extensively from primary sources to support his conclusions."

Book in very good condition.

Author(s):
El-Solh, R.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1996
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
289
Publisher:
Garnet Publishing

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