Blood on the Mount. Neighbours or One Family? During the first two weeks of the air campaign in Januarythe allied forces dropped more conventional explosives on Iraq and Kuwait than during the weeks of the Second World War.
Prelude to the Crisis -- pt. Assisted by the ending of the Cold War, the United States--in a diplomatic blitzkrieg before hostilities began--was able to fashion a complex, fragile coalition and to mustertroops and an unparalleled military machine in the region.
The Countdown -- pt. Bush and the Domestic Front. In this perceptive and detailed account of the second Gulf War, Dilip Hiro, author of the much-acclaimed book The Longest War, reveals the complex political-economic motivation and diplomatic maneuvering that preceded the day conflict as well as the historical causes and consequences of the war.
Diplomacy, Hostages and Military Build-Ups.
Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. And how was President George Bush able to assemble and hold together such a formidable coalition of 28 European and Arab countries? Containing maps, a chronology of events, extensive source-notes and all relevant Security Council resolutions, the book is a comprehensive and objective chronicle of the war as well as an invaluable aid to the understanding of contemporary history and Middle Eastern affairs.
Desert Shield Into Desert Sword. Dilip Hiro examines the strains within the alliance; the unprecedented cooperation between Washington and Moscow; the new and enhanced role of the United Nations; the financial trade-offs and material inducements between the allies; the repeated attempts at linkage with the Palestinian problem; the delicate roles of Israel, Iran, Turkey and the various Arab regimes; the use of television as an instant diplomatic tool; the causes, course and consequences of the war itself; and the prospects of stability in a region where the gulf between oil-producing and non-oil-producing countries remains as perilously wide as ever.
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War in the persian Gulf Operations Desert shielD and Desert storm august –March Dilip Hiro was educated in India, Britain and America, where he received a Master's degree. Based in London since mids, he has published 25 books.
His articles on Middle East and South Asia have appeared in Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, International Herald Tribune, Observer, and Guardian.1/5(3).
Jan 01, · Desert Shield To Desert Storm has 11 ratings and 1 review. In this perceptive account of the Gulf War, acclaimed writer Dilip Hiro reveals the complex po /5. Dilip Hiro is an Indian author, journalist, and commentator who specializes on the politics of South Asia and Middle East.
Early life [ edit ] Born in the Indian sub-continent, Hiro was educated in India, Britain, and the United States, where he received a Master's degree at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State mi-centre.com: Larkana, Pakistan.Download