Synopses & Reviews
Incorporating the latest scholarship, William Thomas Allison provides a concise overview of the origins, course and outcomes of the first Gulf War, as well as the major issues and debates. Allison also examines the relevance of this war to other twentieth-century conflicts and the ongoing situation in the region.
About the Author
WILLIAM THOMAS ALLISON is professor of Military History at Georgia Southern University.
Table of Contents
List of FiguresPrefaceInventing the Middle East and Iraq
Republican Iraq and the Rise of Saddam HusseinThe Iraqi Invasion of KuwaitBuilding Desert ShieldMoving to the OffensiveInstant ThunderThe Ground WarAftermath and LegaciesNotesChronologyGlossarySelect BibliographyIndex