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Enemy Images in the United Nations-Iraq and East-West Conflicts

  • Ralph K. White

Abstract

As this chapter is written, in October, 1990, it looks as if a war between Iraq and a more or less worldwide coalition, sponsored by the United Nations, could be imminent. The subject of enemy images on both sides of that conflict is therefore extremely timely. The question of war or peace will probably be determined, perhaps tragically, by the time the reader sees these pages. Nevertheless, the role of enemy images in the more long-term conflict between the Arab world and the Western world will surely still be urgent, in some form, and the form those images had in 1990 will still have some relevance.

Keywords

Arab World Sweeping Change Soviet Leader Strong Nation Friendly Neighbor 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralph K. White
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  1. 1.BroadmeadCockeysvilleUSA

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