TITLE

MIDDLE EAST: PROGRESS OR LOST OPPORTUNITY?

AUTHOR(S)
Sisco, Joseph J.
PUB. DATE
March 1983
SOURCE
Foreign Affairs;Spring83, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p611
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the U.S. intervention on three wars in the Middle East. Three wars dominated events in the Middle East, the Gulf and Southwest Asia in 1982. In Afghanistan, the conflict between Soviet occupying forces and the freedom-fighting Mujahedeen continued without resolution. To the west, the sputtering war between Iraq and Iran saw a succession of gains for Iran that pushed virtually all Iraqi forces from its territory; but by the end of the year the prospect of any decisive military breakthrough had faded. And in Lebanon the Israeli invasion led to the eviction of the headquarters and principal military apparatus of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and left Lebanon faced with the problem of withdrawal of Israeli and Syrian forces
ACCESSION #
4854416

 

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