1st Edition

The Soviet Union And The Gulf In The 1980s

By Carol R Saivetz Copyright 1989
    139 Pages
    by Routledge

    152 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    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


    Carol R. Saivetz