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The Iran-Iraq War, a military analysis

by Efraim Karsh

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Published by International Institute for Strategic Studies in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988.,
  • Iraq -- Military policy.,
  • Iran -- Military policy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEfraim Karsh.
    SeriesAdelphi papers -- 220, Adelphi papers -- no. 220.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13587823M
    ISBN 100860791149

    Iran–Iraq War; Part of the Arab–Iranian conflict and Persian Gulf conflicts: Participation of a child soldier on the Iranian front (top left); Iranian soldier wearing protective gas mask against Iraqi chemical attacks (top right); Port quarter view of USS Stark listing to port after being mistakenly struck by an Iraqi warplane (middle left); Pro-Iraq PMOI forces killed in Operation Mersad Location: Iran, Iraq, Persian Gulf. , The Iran-Iraq war: a military analysis / Efraim Karsh International Institute for Strategic Studies London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for .

    User Review - Flag as inappropriate Most people would argue that this book was written before the end of the Iraq War, but the authors refer to the formal military conflict with the Baath Regime, not the subsequent struggle with the guerrilla insurgency. Extremely insightful and full of the shock and awe hinted at by President Bush before the operation, you get an idea of just how /5(2). is a platform for academics to share research papers.

    Iran–Iraq War 1 Iran–Iraq War The Iran–Iraq War, also known as the Imposed War (ﯽﻠﯿﻤﺤﺗ ﮓﻨﺟ, Jang-e-tahmīlī) and Holy Defense (ﺱﺪﻘﻣ ﻉﺎﻓﺩ, Defā'-e-moqqaddas) in Iran, Saddām's Qādisiyyah (ﻡﺍّﺪﺻ ﺔّﻴﺳﺩﺎﻗ, Qādisiyyat Ṣaddām) in Iraq, and the (First) Persian Gulf War, was an armed conflict between the armed forces of Iraq and. The Iran-Iraq War was one of the longest, bloodiest, and costliest Third World armed conflicts in the twentieth century. This books explores the complicated political and religious reasons behind the war, giving insight into some of the conflicts that currently impact the Middle East.4/5(1).


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The Iran-Iraq War, a military analysis by Efraim Karsh Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Iran-Iraq War is one of the largest, yet least documented conflicts in the history of the Middle East. Drawing from an extensive cache of captured Iraqi government records, this book is the first comprehensive military and strategic account of the war through the lens of the Iraqi regime and its senior military by: 5.

Pierre Razoux's The Iran-Iraq War is an interesting account of a military analysis book of the largest conventional military conflicts of the past half-century, and one that is little understood. His book is better than the other recently published work on the subject by Williamson Murray and Kevin Woods, which is Cited by: 4.

The Iran-Iraq War is one of the largest, yet least documented conflicts in the history of the Middle East. Drawing from an extensive cache of captured Iraqi government records, this book is the first comprehensive military and strategic account of the war through the lens of the Iraqi regime and its senior military commanders/5(8).

Get this from a library. The Iran-Iraq War: a military analysis. [Efraim Karsh; International Institute for Strategic Studies.]. Book description The Iran-Iraq War is one of the largest, yet least documented conflicts in the history of the Middle East.

Drawing from an extensive cache of captured Iraqi government records, this book is the first comprehensive military and strategic account of the war through the lens of the Iraqi regime and its senior military commanders.

Bringing together Israeli, American and European specialists from the fields of Middle East history, international relations, strategy and economics, this book offers the first comprehensive post bellum analysis of the impact and implications of the Iran-Iraq war.

The book starts with an examination of the war's impact on the domestic and. What analysis this book does contain is provided in a separate chapter at the end of the book and consists exclusively of clear-headed and balanced insights into the military lessons (many of which are bitter pills) of the war.

The only real shortcoming of this book is that it is so by:   Whilst Iran has made its three-to-one manpower advantage tell on the ground, it is nonetheless losing the war in the air as well as economically and diplomatically.

Iran suffers both from logistical problems (e.g. spares for seven kinds of tank), ineffective doctrine and political control of the by:   The Iran-Iraq War offers an unflinching look at a conflict seared into the regions collective memory but little understood in the The tragedies included the slaughter of child soldiers, the use of chemical weapons, the striking of civilian shipping in the Gulf, and the destruction of cities/5.

Iran-Iraq War, –88, protracted military conflict between Iran and Iraq. It officially began on Sept. 22,with an Iraqi land and air invasion of western Iran, although Iraqi spokespersons maintained that Iran had been engaging in artillery attacks on Iraqi towns since Sept.

Razoux’s book came out in French inso through sheer timing he escaped the obligation to relate the Iran-Iraq war to the present conflict in the region. The Iran-Iraq War is one of the largest, yet least documented conflicts in the history of the Middle East. Drawing from an extensive cache of captured Iraqi government records, this book is the.

Reviewed by: Although it was the longest war of the 20th century and caused over a million casualties, the Iran-Iraq War is largely forgotten by the Western world outside of a few military analysts and Middle East scholars.

The Iran–Iraq War: Impact and Implications, by Efraim Karsh (edited), The Iran–Iraq War: Impact and Implications presents a series of essays written by a variety of Middle East scholars in the immediate aftermath of the eponymous war.

The text focuses on five key aspects of the war: the domestic realities and implications for the belligerents Iran and Iraq, the regional influences and. THE IRAN-IRAQ WAR: A MILITARY ANALYSIS T - L he eighth year of the Iran-Iraq War is nearly over, but the conflict shows little sign of ending anytime soon.

Despite the dramatic events of April, when U.S. and Iranian naval forces clashed in the Persian Gulf, appears destined to be just another year of bloody stalemate in a seemingly endless.

The military analysis may fall somewhat short of what I hoped for and there you will be much better served by books such as Arabs at War: Military Effectiveness, (Studies in War, Society, and the Militar): Military Effectiveness, or by more air force focused volumes such as The Role of Air Power in the Iran-Iraq War, Iranian Cited by: TITLE: An Analysis of the Iran-Iraq War: Military Strategy and Political Objectives AUTHOR: Maedh Ayed Al-Lihaibi, Colonel, Royal Saudi Air Force.

The Iran-Iraq War was one of the longest and the costliest wars of the Twentieth Century. This conflict did not begin only Author: Maedh A Al-Lihaibi.

Your next choice, Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq, is by the journalist Thomas Ricks, who spent five tours in Iraq during the conflict. This is an interesting book, which I have chosen because I think you need a book from the Americans’ side.

When you read about Iraq, you need to know that it is a country more divided than almost anywhere else in the world – between groups. He is the author of numerous books and arti-cles. His recent works include The Iraq War: A Military History, The Past is Prologue (ed.), and Executive Editor:A War To Be Won: Fighting the Second World War.

Iran-Iraq War (–) File Size: 2MB. Although it was the longest war of the 20th century and caused over a million casualties, the Iran-Iraq War is largely forgotten by the Western world outside of a few military analysts and Middle East scholars In spite of the ramifications of this war, a complete and readable single volume narrative has not been written in the West, until : Harvard University Press.

Iran Review- The book entitled “Analysis of Iran-Iraq War; Introduction to a Theory,” written by Mohammad Doroudiyan, represents an effort to analyze the eight-year war between Iran and Iraq from a strategic also means to establish a profound and logical connection between the experience of that war and the present and future needs and necessities of the Iranian society so as.

Military Books & Gifts. Veterans & Military Appreciation; An Iraqi Military Perspective of the Iran-Iraq War (ePub eBook) Agency Publisher: Department of the Army.a research effort sponsored by the U.S.

Joint Forces command that has delivered several volumes of analysis and supporting materials, with more in production.AN AUDIT OF WAR Dilip Hiros book on the Iran-Iraq War of the 's is up to his usual standard; the facts are presented in an impartial and systematic way giving the reader a thorough if somewhat prosaic account of the lengthy and bloody Iran-Iraq War.

The Longest War is divided into four phases, each having a chapter that accounts for the action (political and military) in Iran and Iraq and /5.