The Gulf War of 1991 Reconsidered subjects one of the formative events of the post-Cold War era and a watershed in Middle Eastern international politics to a comprehensive reassessment. Condidering events from Arab, Israeli and American view points, the book examines the Gulf War's historical origins, conduct and legacy.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Prelude to Desert Storm: Arms Transfers to Iran and Iraq During the Iran-Iraq War of 1980-88 and the Origins of the Gulf War Part 2: The Arab world: The Gulf War as Arab Civil War, F. Gregory Gause; The Arab World - Ten Years after the Gulf War Part 3: Israel: Israel and the Gulf War, Efraim Inbar; The (non)-Legacy of the 1991 Gulf War - An Israeli Perspective Part 4: The United States: A Squandered Opportunity? The Decision to End the Gulf War, Thomas G. Mahnken; "Splendid Little War" - America's Persian Gulf Adventure Ten Years on Part 5: A Retrospective: The Middle East and the Gulf War - A Decade Later
'Contributors, including scholars of political science, international relations, and military strategy, place the Gulf crisis of 1990-1992 in histoircal perspective, from the points of view of the Arabs, Israelis, and Americans.' - Book News