"Iraq, 1988-1990: Unexpectedly Heading toward War"
Book Chapter, Dealing with Dictators: Dilemmas of U.S. Diplomacy and Intelligence Analysis, 1945-1990, pages 167-202
Authors: Philip D. Zelikow, Former Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Former Faculty Affiliate, International Security Program, Ernest R. May, Former Faculty Affiliate, International Security Program
Belfer Center Programs or Projects: International Security
"In mid-1989, President George H.W. Bush attended a meeting of the National Security Council to discuss the final draft of National Security Directive 26 (NSD-26), which defined U.S. policy toward the Persian Gulf...."
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