1 The Troubled Relationship: Iran and Iraq, 1930-80 / Shaul Bakhash 11 2 Position, Function, and Symbol: The Shatt al-Arab Dispute in Perspective / Richard Schofield 29 3 Between Iraq and a Hard Place: The Kurdish Predicament / M.R. Izady 71 4 The Antinomies of Iran's War Generation / Farideh Farhi 101 5 The War Generation in Iraq: A Case of Failed Etatist Nationalism / Faleh A. Jabar 121 6 Iraqi Shi'i Politics / Laith Kubba 141 7 Outsiders as Enablers: Consequences and Lessons from International Silence on Iraq's Use of Chemical Weapons during the Iran-Iraq War / Joost R. Hiltermann 151 8 The Gulf States and the Iran-Iraq War: Pattern Shifts and Continuities / Gerd Nonneman 167 9 The U.S. Role: Helpful or Harmful? / Rosemary Hollis 193.
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