TITLE

Postwar Strategy: An Alternative View

AUTHOR(S)
Carpenter, Ted Galen
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Winter2000-2001, Issue 27, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the postwar strategy used during Desert Storm in the Persian Gulf. Support for policy isolation; Emphasis on protection of oil supplies; Role of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein in the Gulf war; Adoption of low military profile to minimize risk.
ACCESSION #
5535686

 

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