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Published by Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University, Praeger in Washington, D.C, New York .
Written in English



  • Persian Gulf region


  • Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988.,
  • Persian Gulf region -- Strategic aspects.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementStephen R. Grummon ; foreword by Robert G. Neumann.
SeriesThe Washington papers,, vol. X, 92, Washington papers ;, 92.
LC ClassificationsDS318.8 .G78 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 103 p. :
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3485951M
ISBN 100030620112
LC Control Number82005499

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