May 1980
National Review;5/16/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p598
The article presents updates on world politics as of May 1980. Tension between Iraq and Iran has become a force of its own and is causing both governments to reassess their dispositions of power in the Persian Gulf. Meanwhile, the Soviet Union is dangling nuclear cooperation with Argentina in an effort to increase the scope and volume of economic relations between the two countries. In Italy, Naples has a population close to a million and a half people, including 370,000 unemployed. The population also includes a horde of black-market workers, smugglers, speculators, and illegal entrepreneurs.


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