Becoming enemies : U.S.-Iran relations and the Iran-Iraq War, 1979-1988 / James G. Blight [and others] ; foreword by Bruce Riedel
- Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 
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- Physical Description:
- xiv, 394 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Blight, James G.
- Machine generated contents note: pt. I The United States and Iran: How "The Enemy Has Become Our Masterpiece" -- Prologue: Kierkegaard in the Desert: A Reader's Guide to Becoming Enemies -- Dramatis Personae: Who's Who at the Musgrove Conference -- 1.How It Came to This: The Evolution of Dueling U.S. and Iranian Narratives -- pt. II The Musgrove Conference: A Critical Oral History of the Origins of U.S.-Iranian Enmity -- 2.The United States Confronts the Islamic Republic: The Origins of Enmity, 1979-1982 -- 3.The U.S. Tilt toward Iraq: A Strategy for Avoiding a "Middle Eastern Armageddon" -- 4."A World-Class Rogues' Gallery of Liars and Crooks": The Iran-Contra Affair -- 5."This Huge Crescendo of Pressures": Iraqi Resurgence in 1988 and Iranian Preparation for War with the United States -- 6.Khomeini Drinks the "Hemlock": How the UN Facilitated the End of the War -- pt. III Revelations, Perspectives, and Interpretations -- 7.Missed Opportunities? The Virtual History of U.S.-Iran Relations during the Iran-Iraq War.
- 9781442208308 (cloth : alk. paper) and 1442208309 (cloth : alk. paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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