The Longest War

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The Longest War

The Iran-Iraq Military Conflict

By Dilip Hiro

Routledge, Paperback, 9780415904070, 364pp.

Publication Date: December 21, 1990

In The Longest War, Dilip Hiro describes the causes and courses of the Iran-Iraq military conflict and its effect on the two antagonists, as well as the rest of the world. He reveals the intricate twists and turns of international diplomacy and the realpolitik behind the rhetoric, providing a comprehensive and admirably balanced account of the political and military aspects of the "longest war.

About the Author
DILIP HIRO is an author, playwright, and journalist who has written 14 books about the Middle East and contributed to several others.