by Guy Laron
It was clear from the outset that this was a desperate gamble that put Iraq on a collision course with Washington. But Saddam believed he had no other choice but to stop Kuwait from dumping oil into a slack market.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Steven Mufson
In some ways, there are startling similarities between 1973 and today.
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