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The Gulf War reader : history, documents, opinions, edited by Micah L. Sifry and Christopher Cerf

Label
The Gulf War reader : history, documents, opinions
Title
The Gulf War reader
Title remainder
history, documents, opinions
Statement of responsibility
edited by Micah L. Sifry and Christopher Cerf
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The first international crisis of the post-Cold War era culminating in war. A timely and indispensable guide to the underlying issues, interests, and passions that erupted in the world's post-Cold War Conflict
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
956.704/3
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS79.72
LC item number
.G85 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Sifry, Micah L
  • Cerf, Christopher
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  • Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • Guerre du golfe Persique, 1991
  • Persian Gulf War (1991)
  • Golfoorlog (1991)
  • Golfkrieg (1990-1991)
  • Geschichte
  • Quelle
  • Guerre du golfe Persique, 1991
  • Geschichte
  • Golfkrieg (1990-1991)
  • Quelle
Label
The Gulf War reader : history, documents, opinions, edited by Micah L. Sifry and Christopher Cerf
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An introductory note -- Roots of conflict -- Imperial legacy / Phillip Knightley -- Lines in the sand / Glenn Frankel -- Oil : the strategic prize / Daniel Yergin -- U.S. intervention in the Middle East : a case study / Micah L. Sifry -- From rapid deployment to massive deployment / Joe Stork and Martha Wenger -- American hubris / Theodore Draper -- Iraq vs. Kuwait : claims and counterclaims / Walid Khalidi -- The rise of Saddam Hussein / Judith Miller and Laurie Mylroie -- The Iraq lobby : Kissinger, the Business Forum & Co. / Joe Conason -- What Washington gave Saddam for Christmas / Murray Waas -- Prelude to war -- Kuwait : how the West blundered / The Economist -- Realpolitik in the Gulf : a game gone tilt / Christopher Hitchens -- U.S. senators chat with Saddam (April 12, 1990) -- The Glaspie transcript : Saddam Meets the U.S. Ambassador (July 25, 1990) -- Nightmare from the thirties / Charles Krauthammer -- The U.N. resolutions : the complete text -- Iraq's occupation of Kuwait : excerpts from Amnesty International's report (December 19, 1990) -- Why Some Arabs support Saddam / Walid Khalidi -- The Geneva meeting (remarks of January 9, 1991) / James A. Baker 3d, Tariq Aziz, George Bush -- The letter to Saddam (January 9, 1991) / George Bush -- Washington prepares for war / Elizabeth Drew -- Intervention and escalation : the debate -- In defense of Saudi Arabia (speech of August 8, 1990) / George Bush -- Saddam's next target / A.M. Rosenthal -- Washington's "vital interests" / Thomas L. Friedman -- If my Marine son is killed / Alex Molnar -- The Hitler analogy / William Safire -- Have the neocons thought this through? / Patrick Buchanan -- EnGulfed / Andrew Kopkind -- The myth of Iraq's oil stranglehold / Doug Bandow -- Taking international law seriously / Michael Kinsley -- The need to negotiate / Jimmy Carter -- The need for an offensive military option (speech of November 8, 1990) / George Bush -- On the Gulf and Middle East crisis / National Council of Churches of Christ -- Give sanctions a chance (testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, November 28, 1990) / William J. Crowe, Jr. -- How to cut Iraq down to size (testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, November 28, 1990) / Henry A. Kissinger -- How close is Iraq to the bomb? (testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, November 30, 1990) / Gary Milhollin -- The drift to war (testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, December 5, 1990) / Zbigniew Brzezinski -- Sanctions work : the historical record / Kimberly Elliott, Gary Hufbauer, Jeffrey Schorr -- The obligation to debate (speech of January 4, 1991) / Tom Harkin -- White slaves in the Persian Gulf / Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. -- The case for intervention / Stephen J. Solarz -- A return to Cold War thinking (speech of January 10, 1991) / Daniel Patrick Moynihan -- Authorization for Use of Military Force (Joint Congressional resolution of January 12, 1991) -- Agencies of disorder / Edward N. Luttwak -- Who wants another Panama? / Barbara Ehrenreich -- A just war? / Michael Walzer -- The use (and abuse) of the United Nations / Noam Chomsky -- The liberation of Kuwait has begun (speech of January 16, 1991) / George Bush -- The mother of all battles (speech of January 20, 1991) / Saddam Hussein -- Is this any way to wage peace? / John E. Mack and Jeffrey Z. Rubin -- Toward a difficult peace movement / Todd Gitlin -- The forgotten war / Robert Massa -- Hymn for the unsung / Ariel Dorfman -- The illogic of escalation (statement of February 9, 1991) / Mikhail S. Gorbachev -- Bombing Baghdad : no cause for guilt / Charles Krauthammer -- Top gun party / Colman McCarthy -- Iraq is ready to deal (radio address of February 15. 1991) / Revolutionary Command Council -- A cruel hoax (speech of February 15, 1991) / George Bush -- Soviet peace proposal (February 22, 1991) -- Why Moscow wants to save Saddam / A.M. Rosenthal -- The ultimatum (statement of February 22. 1991) / George Bush -- Criteria for withdrawal (statement of February 22,1991) / Marlin Fitzwater -- The first casualty -- How the media missed the story / James Bennet -- A muzzle for the press / Sydney H. Schanberg -- Free to report what we're told / Robert Fisk -- What is there to hide? / Walter Cronkite -- Television and the instant enemy / David Halberstam -- Briefingspeak / George Black -- The agony of the Middle East -- The crisis of the Arab world / Fred Halliday -- The bitter fruits of war / Rami Q. Khouri -- The decline of pan-Arabism / Bernard Lewis -- A few of our favorite kings / Dilip Hiro -- In the wake of "Desert Storm" / Scott MacLeod -- The Palestinians and the Gulf crisis / Rashid Khalidi -- War and peace in Israel / Robert I. Friedman -- On linkage, language, and identity / Edward W. Said -- Pax Americana redux -- Kuwait is liberated (speech of February 27, 1991) / George Bush -- Onward Christian soldiers / Lewis H. Lapham -- A false dream / Henry A. Kissinger -- The Pentagon's new paradigm / Michael T. Klare -- Why we need to police the world / Anthony H. Cordesman -- What will this war mean? / Marcy Darnovsky, L.A. Kauffman, Billy Robinson -- More likely a new world disorder / William Pfaff -- What a wonderful war / Robert Scheer
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 526 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035140125
Label
The Gulf War reader : history, documents, opinions, edited by Micah L. Sifry and Christopher Cerf
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An introductory note -- Roots of conflict -- Imperial legacy / Phillip Knightley -- Lines in the sand / Glenn Frankel -- Oil : the strategic prize / Daniel Yergin -- U.S. intervention in the Middle East : a case study / Micah L. Sifry -- From rapid deployment to massive deployment / Joe Stork and Martha Wenger -- American hubris / Theodore Draper -- Iraq vs. Kuwait : claims and counterclaims / Walid Khalidi -- The rise of Saddam Hussein / Judith Miller and Laurie Mylroie -- The Iraq lobby : Kissinger, the Business Forum & Co. / Joe Conason -- What Washington gave Saddam for Christmas / Murray Waas -- Prelude to war -- Kuwait : how the West blundered / The Economist -- Realpolitik in the Gulf : a game gone tilt / Christopher Hitchens -- U.S. senators chat with Saddam (April 12, 1990) -- The Glaspie transcript : Saddam Meets the U.S. Ambassador (July 25, 1990) -- Nightmare from the thirties / Charles Krauthammer -- The U.N. resolutions : the complete text -- Iraq's occupation of Kuwait : excerpts from Amnesty International's report (December 19, 1990) -- Why Some Arabs support Saddam / Walid Khalidi -- The Geneva meeting (remarks of January 9, 1991) / James A. Baker 3d, Tariq Aziz, George Bush -- The letter to Saddam (January 9, 1991) / George Bush -- Washington prepares for war / Elizabeth Drew -- Intervention and escalation : the debate -- In defense of Saudi Arabia (speech of August 8, 1990) / George Bush -- Saddam's next target / A.M. Rosenthal -- Washington's "vital interests" / Thomas L. Friedman -- If my Marine son is killed / Alex Molnar -- The Hitler analogy / William Safire -- Have the neocons thought this through? / Patrick Buchanan -- EnGulfed / Andrew Kopkind -- The myth of Iraq's oil stranglehold / Doug Bandow -- Taking international law seriously / Michael Kinsley -- The need to negotiate / Jimmy Carter -- The need for an offensive military option (speech of November 8, 1990) / George Bush -- On the Gulf and Middle East crisis / National Council of Churches of Christ -- Give sanctions a chance (testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, November 28, 1990) / William J. Crowe, Jr. -- How to cut Iraq down to size (testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, November 28, 1990) / Henry A. Kissinger -- How close is Iraq to the bomb? (testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, November 30, 1990) / Gary Milhollin -- The drift to war (testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, December 5, 1990) / Zbigniew Brzezinski -- Sanctions work : the historical record / Kimberly Elliott, Gary Hufbauer, Jeffrey Schorr -- The obligation to debate (speech of January 4, 1991) / Tom Harkin -- White slaves in the Persian Gulf / Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. -- The case for intervention / Stephen J. Solarz -- A return to Cold War thinking (speech of January 10, 1991) / Daniel Patrick Moynihan -- Authorization for Use of Military Force (Joint Congressional resolution of January 12, 1991) -- Agencies of disorder / Edward N. Luttwak -- Who wants another Panama? / Barbara Ehrenreich -- A just war? / Michael Walzer -- The use (and abuse) of the United Nations / Noam Chomsky -- The liberation of Kuwait has begun (speech of January 16, 1991) / George Bush -- The mother of all battles (speech of January 20, 1991) / Saddam Hussein -- Is this any way to wage peace? / John E. Mack and Jeffrey Z. Rubin -- Toward a difficult peace movement / Todd Gitlin -- The forgotten war / Robert Massa -- Hymn for the unsung / Ariel Dorfman -- The illogic of escalation (statement of February 9, 1991) / Mikhail S. Gorbachev -- Bombing Baghdad : no cause for guilt / Charles Krauthammer -- Top gun party / Colman McCarthy -- Iraq is ready to deal (radio address of February 15. 1991) / Revolutionary Command Council -- A cruel hoax (speech of February 15, 1991) / George Bush -- Soviet peace proposal (February 22, 1991) -- Why Moscow wants to save Saddam / A.M. Rosenthal -- The ultimatum (statement of February 22. 1991) / George Bush -- Criteria for withdrawal (statement of February 22,1991) / Marlin Fitzwater -- The first casualty -- How the media missed the story / James Bennet -- A muzzle for the press / Sydney H. Schanberg -- Free to report what we're told / Robert Fisk -- What is there to hide? / Walter Cronkite -- Television and the instant enemy / David Halberstam -- Briefingspeak / George Black -- The agony of the Middle East -- The crisis of the Arab world / Fred Halliday -- The bitter fruits of war / Rami Q. Khouri -- The decline of pan-Arabism / Bernard Lewis -- A few of our favorite kings / Dilip Hiro -- In the wake of "Desert Storm" / Scott MacLeod -- The Palestinians and the Gulf crisis / Rashid Khalidi -- War and peace in Israel / Robert I. Friedman -- On linkage, language, and identity / Edward W. Said -- Pax Americana redux -- Kuwait is liberated (speech of February 27, 1991) / George Bush -- Onward Christian soldiers / Lewis H. Lapham -- A false dream / Henry A. Kissinger -- The Pentagon's new paradigm / Michael T. Klare -- Why we need to police the world / Anthony H. Cordesman -- What will this war mean? / Marcy Darnovsky, L.A. Kauffman, Billy Robinson -- More likely a new world disorder / William Pfaff -- What a wonderful war / Robert Scheer
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 526 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035140125

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