Beyond the Storm: A Gulf Crisis Reader

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Phyllis Bennis, Michel Moushabeck
Olive Branch Press, Dec 31, 1990 - Political Science - 412 pages
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Thoughts on a war: ignorant armies clash by night / Edward W. Said -- Portent of a new century / Eqbal Ahmad -- Iraq: years of turbulence / Michel Moushabeck -- From regionalism to nation-state: a short history of Kuwait / Hala Fattah -- The crisis in the Gulf: why Iraq invaded Kuwait / Bishara A. Bahbah -- the battle is joined / Steve Niva -- After the cold war: U.S. middle east policy / Noam Chomsky -- The Panama paradigm / Barbara Ehrenreich -- Countdown for a decade: the U.S. build-up for war in the Gulf / Sheila Ryan -- U.S. aid to Israel: funding occupation in the aftermath of the Gulf War / Jeanne Butterfield -- False consensus: George Bush's United Nations / Phyllis Bennis -- The warrior culture / Barbara Ehrenreich -- Peacetime militarism: an epidemic disorder / Jack O'Dell -- The storm at home: the U.S. anti-war movement / Max Elbaum -- Restricting reality: media mind-games and the war / Laura Flanders -- The Arab world in the "new world order" / Clovis Maksoud -- The Kurds: an old crisis at a new moment / Clovis Maksoud.

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The "War for Kuwait'' was over before most Americans could blink. In Beyond the Storm, 31 prominent authors argue why it was an unsettling conflict and offer countless reasons for looming ... Read full review

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Phyllis Bennis is the director of the New Internationalism Program at the Institute for Policy Studies and author of many books, including Challenging Empire: How People, Governments, and the UN Defy US Power and the first in this series, Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict. She is a frequent television and radio commentator, and her editorials have appeared in many national publications.

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