The costs of national security are wide-ranging depending on your point of view, national security could include everything from economic security to the costs of war. The iran-iraq war, also called the first persian gulf war, or the imposed war (جنگتحمیلی) in iran, was a war between the armed forces of iraq and iran iran saw the war as an opportunity to export its islamic revolution to iraq, where the majority of the population share their version of shi'a islam. The iran-iraq war: the view from iraq in the persian gulf war: lessons for strategy, law, and diplomacy, edited by christopher c joyner although the islamic threat was contained, the war resulted in the consolidation of the authoritarian islamic regime in iran with the exception of libya.
Baghdad/erbil, iraq (reuters) - in the early days of the assault on islamic state in mosul, iran successfully pressed iraq to change its battle plan and seal off the city, an intervention which has since shaped the tortuous course of the conflict, sources briefed on the plan say. The iran-iraq war was fought for nearly nine years, during which time both countries suffered millions of casualties and billions of dollars in damage the collateral damage to the economies of other nations was also immense the war was one of the most strategically important conflicts of modern times. The iran-iraq war was an armed conflict between iran and iraq, beginning on 22 september 1980, when iraq invaded iran, and ending on 20 august 1988.
The war in iraq and its fallout have been at the center of us foreign policy since the overt march to war began in 2002 the war and surrounding issues (like iran) occupy the attention of nearly all those in leadership at the white house, state department, and pentagon. And that's the problem with the national debate on the war in iraq, and possibly, our foray into iran as well alan greenspan, former chair of the federal reserve, has declared that the iraq war is largely about oil in his recently released memoirs. Iran's ambassador to iraq, iraj masjedi, gave a press conference outside the new building of the iranian consulate in the southern city of basra on sept 11, days after the old building was set. Thirty-five years ago this week, iraq invaded iran and the 20th century's longest war began for one soldier it was a hellish inferno, for another the best time of his life. The iraq war began on march 20, 2003, when a us-led coalition invaded iraq from kuwait the coalition drove the ba'athist regime out of power, installing an iraqi interim government in june of 2004, and organizing free elections for october of 2005.
The iran-iraq war of 1980-88 was one of the longest in modern times, and it ended in a draw perhaps the most important point to be drawn from it is the danger of allowing religious fanaticism on one side to clash with a leader's megalomania on the other. In many ways, the scale and intensity of the iran-iraq war is comparable with the trench warfare of world war i in france and belgium the smell of death and scale of destruction along the southern front is difficult to exaggerate. Iran-iraq war: iran-iraq war (1980-88), prolonged military conflict between iran and iraq iraq wanted to seize control of the rich oil-producing iranian border region of khūzestān, a territory inhabited largely by ethnic arabs over which iraq sought to extend some form of suzerainty.
Iraq war (persian gulf war and the present day iraq war)the persian gulf wars took place in the country of iraq, located in the middle east between iran and saudi arabiait is also bordered by jordan and syria to the west, kuwait to the south, and turkey to the north. Iran's revenue share fell after the 1978/79 iranian revolution, followed soon thereafter by the iran-iraq war for much of the 1980s [and has not recovered since. The vast number of anti-personnel mines planted during the iran-iraq war continue to maim and kill on both sides of the border, but iran refuses to engage states and organizations with experience in de-mining.
Researchers used the proquest new york times database to search for articles about events associated with iraq and iran for the years of this study after eliminating reports of duplicate events, researchers counted 4,769 unique war events that could have influenced iraqi mortality. The official said iran-backed militias have been scoring major victories in efforts to retake neighborhoods surrounding fallujah, and warned that iran is gaining a foothold in iraq this way, iran is able to recruit to its backed militias the better soldiers and officers at the expense of the state army. As us operations in iraq end, tallying up the costs and benefits of a nine-year ordeal is a daunting task estimates on iraq war spending vary the congressional research service has put the. In the approach to the five-year anniversary of the us invasion of iraq, senior officials from the two most important allies of the new iraqi government visited baghdad to mark the occasion iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad was greeted by his iraqi counterparts with all the elaborate pomp.