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After The Storm: Lessons From The Gulf War
After The Storm: Lessons From The Gulf War
Edited by Joseph S. Nye, Jr. and Roger K. Smith
415 pp, Madison Books, 1992

The Aspen Strategy Group organized the conferences that produced the high-quality chapters of this book. The ostensible purpose of the editors is to extract lessons-diplomatic, political, strategic and economic-from the crisis and the war. Some authors do look for these lessons; others simply reflect on the events; all write intelligently. The concluding chapter is an excellent policy exercise. In addition a detailed chronology is provided, along with texts of pertinent U.N. resolutions. All in all, a very useful volume.