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The Soviet Union And The Gulf In The 1980s

ISBN 9780367311605
Published May 31, 2021 by Routledge
139 Pages

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Book Description

This study focuses on the impact of Soviet policy toward the Iran-Iraq War in the 1980s, discussing Soviet interpretations of the Iranian revolution and evaluations of the potent impact of the fundamentalist revival for Moscow's clients in the region.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Soviet Perspectives on Islam as a Third World Political Force -- The Iran-Iraq War -- Gorbachev and the Iran-Iraq War -- The Diplomatic Offensive -- Conclusion: The Soviets and the Gulf -- Appendix

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Carol R. Saivetz