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Saudi Arabia, the West, and the security of the Gulf

by Mazher A. Hameed

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Published by Croom Helm in London, Wolfeboro, N.H .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Persian Gulf Region,
  • United States,
  • Persian Gulf Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- Persian Gulf Region.,
    • Persian Gulf Region -- Politics and government.,
    • Persian Gulf Region -- Strategic aspects.,
    • United States -- Relations -- Persian Gulf Region.,
    • Persian Gulf Region -- Relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMazher A. Hameed ; foreword by James Schlesinger.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS326 .H28 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 189 p. :
      Number of Pages189
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2723203M
      ISBN 100709946635
      LC Control Number86016778

        The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is located on the continent of Asia. It shares land borders with 8 countries: Kuwait, Iraq, Yemen, Qatar, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, and Jordan. Saudi Arabia’s geography is dominated by the Rub’ al Khali desert, the second largest desert in the world with only the Sahara being larger. Saudi Arabia, the Gulf, and the New Regional Landscape Edited by Joshua Teitelbaum Ramat Gan Israel Mideast Security and Policy Studies No.

      The Gulf War (2 August – 28 February ), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August – 17 January ) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January – 28 February ) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's Location: Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf. The Persian Gulf (Persian: خلیج فارس ‎, romanized: Xalij-e Fârs, lit. 'Gulf of Fars') is a mediterranean sea in Western body of water is an extension of the Indian Ocean (Gulf of Oman) through the Strait of Hormuz and lies between Iran to the northeast and the Arabian Peninsula to the southwest. The Shatt al-Arab river delta forms the northwest on: Western Asia.

      The United States and Saudi Arabia have a longstanding security relationship. Saudi Arabia is the United States’ largest foreign military sales (FMS) customer, with more than $ billion in active FMS cases. Through FMS, the United States has supported three key security assistance organizations in Saudi Arabia—the Ministry of Defense, the. National Guard in Desert Storm. On August 2, , Iraq invaded Kuwait. Saudi Arabia asked for immediate military support to prevent further aggression from Iraqi troops into the sovereign nation.


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