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Gulf War and Anti-Imperialism in West Asia

West Asia T V Sathyamurthy If the victory of the Iranian revolution over the regime of the Shah represented a climacteric moment in anti-imperialist and Islamic nationalist politics in West Asia, the emergence in 1990 of Saddam Hussein as a self-appointed leader of Arab nationalism was an anti-climax in the history of contemporary Arab nationalism and its struggle against imperialism.

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