Gulf State Newsletter - Issue 288 - 02/Jun/1986

During the course of nearly six years of warfare, fluctuating in intensity and fortune, both Iran and Iraq have adopted a variety of military tactics and followed changing strategies in attempts to gain a victorious advantage in the protracted Gulf war. None of the courses pursued has given either side a clear-cut superiority. Both protagonists seem unable to break the military, political and economic stalemate that presently envelops their harsh and sterile conflict.

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