The Iran-Iraq War
The Rosen Publishing Group, 2009 - 96 pages
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.
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Interesting overview of a very long and hard war. Would have enjoyed more detail in some places but the briefness is to be expected given the publication. Some interesting first hand accounts and ... Read full review
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