The Persian Gulf War and its aftermath by Nina Eckert

The Persian Gulf War and its aftermath

byNina Eckert

Kobo ebook | September 18, 2008

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Essay from the year 2002 in the subject American Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 2,00, University of Regensburg (Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik), course: Hauptseminar US Foreign Policy, 14 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: With the End of the Cold War, the world should become safer. But instead of a more peaceful decade, the years following the Fall of the Berlin Wall were characterized by the same issues as before, like international terrorism or the endangered environment. More dangerously, new, more alarming problems emerged, such as nuclear capability of rogue states and exceedingly brutal local rivalries, where the most powerful nations of the world were seemingly helpless and sometimes experienced a nightmare, like the UN mission in Somalia. The first crisis in the Post- Cold War Era was the Persian Gulf War, where for the first time the U.S. President was able to act without paying too much attention to Russia. On the other side, he was aware of the need of consultation with other states. So Bush was wise enough to avoid the same mistakes other American presidents had done before him, e.g. Lyndon Johnson in the Vietnam War. Attention shall be given not only to the war`s aftermath, neccessity and success but also to its significance for U.S. foreign policy at the beginning of the Post-Cold War Era. [...]

Title:The Persian Gulf War and its aftermathFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 18, 2008Publisher:GRIN PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3640169883

ISBN - 13:9783640169887

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