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Iran and Iraq

the threat from the northern Gulf

by Anthony H. Cordesman

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iraq,
  • Iran
    • Subjects:
    • Iraq -- Armed Forces,
    • Iran -- Armed Forces

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesIran & Iraq.
      StatementAnthony H. Cordesman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA853.I75 C67 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 380 p. ;
      Number of Pages380
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1085553M
      ISBN 100813323665, 0813323673
      LC Control Number94009434

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: The past and present. Iran and Iraq: historical overview / Bureau of Public Affairs --Modern day Iran: a profile / Joanne Reppert Reams --Modern day Iraq: a profile / Juanita Adams --Human rights in Iran / U.S. Department of State --Human rights in Iraq / . The history of Iran, which was commonly known until the midth century as Persia in the Western world, is intertwined with the history of a larger region, also to an extent known as Greater Iran, comprising the area from Anatolia, the Bosphorus, and Egypt in the west to the borders of Ancient India and the Syr Darya in the east, and from the Caucasus and the .


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