The Iran-Iraq War of the 1980s
... Iran-Iraq War of the 1980s
Topic: Who did the U.S. Support, and What Role did they play?
Thesis: United States participation in the Iran-Iraq War of 1980s, changed the way in, which both Iran and Iraq perceive the United States. It significantly damaged United States image before Iran. The events that occurred during this period, however, continues to shape the connection between these two countries. Alternatively, United States support of Iran in this war damaged the association between Iraq and the United States. One of the key reasons for U.S. participation in this war was to fight terrorism in the Middle East nations.
Chubin S, Tripp C,. Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988,Middle East--Politics And Governm...