The Lessons of Modern War - Volume II - The Iran-Iraq War (Chapter 1: Introduction)
May 1, 1990
Part of a series of reports on the Gulf War of 1990-1991, and its aftermath. The Book version is available as Lessons of Modern War- Volume II: The Iran-Iraq War, a Westview book coauthored with Abraham R. Wagner.
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