The Persian Gulf War and the Myth of Lost Hegemony

  • Isabelle Grunberg

Abstract

Many comments and analyses of the American victory in the Gulf War centre around two themes: military prowess and the ‘revival’ of lost hegemony. Both, however, reflect a superficial understanding of the real sources of US power.

Keywords

Europe Petroleum Radar Syria Turkey 

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Documents

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Copyright information

© Loukas Tsoukalis 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Isabelle Grunberg

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