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Gulf War: No.10 record of phone conversation (MT, President Bush) [Bush "agreed that the key calculation was whether we had the luxury of giving sanctions time to work"; disagreement over reprovisioning Embassies in Kuwait and necessity of a further 'provocation' to justify use of force] [declassified Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Venue: No.10 Downing Street
Source: PREM19/3084 f143
Editorial comments:

1830 onwards, ending c1910. Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here - PREM19-3084.

Importance ranking: Key
Word count: 6pp
Themes: Trade, Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (Middle East), Foreign policy (International organizations), Defence (general), Security services, MT contacts with George Bush Sr, Charles Powell minutes, British relations with the US, MT's meetings as PM