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Iraq versus the United States

Paul C. Avey

in Tempting Fate: Why Nonnuclear States Confront Nuclear Opponents

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740381
eISBN:
9781501740398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740381.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter provides a background for Iraqi behavior during the period of American nuclear monopoly beginning in 1979 when Saddam Hussein was officially Iraqi president, focusing most heavily on ... More


The Completion of the Iraqi Plan of Attack in Khuzestan (October 1980) and the Transition to Static War (November–December 1980)

Pesach Malovany IDF (Ret.), Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods, and Ronna Englesberg

in Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with the political situation faces the Iraqi leadership after opening the war against Iran, and their efforts to bring to a ceasefire at this stage. It describes the battle to ... More


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