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Includes bibliographical references (pages -244) and index.
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Introduction Exploring great powers in regions The Nixon administration's twin pillars The Reagan administration and the Iran-Iraq War The Bush administration and constructive engagement The Iraq War of 1991 The Clinton administration and Saddam Hussein Containment plus and regime change in Iraq The Iraq War of 2003 The balance sheet, so to speak The decline of balance of power policy : theory, strategy and realism conclusion.