Shifting Lines in the Sand: Kuwait's Elusive Frontier with Iraq

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Shifting Lines in the Sand: Kuwait's Elusive Frontier with Iraq - Finnie, David H

An account of how the frontier between Iraq and Kuwait - the key cause of the Gulf war - was decided. In the 19th century Britain became aware of Kuwait's strategic importance and used both diplomacy and gunboats to help its ruler ward off Ottoman territorial claims.

Shifting Lines in the Sand: Kuwait's Elusive Frontier with Iraq 1992, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674806399

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Shifting Lines in the Sand: Kuwait's Elusive Frontier with Iraq 1992, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781850435709

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