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Gulf War: UKE Washington telegram to FCO ("Iraq/Kuwait") ["Americans are under no illusions that air power alone could bring victory... no US led offensive is likely until the higher lever [of US ground forces] can be reached... support [of US public] for the President's Gulf policies... remains pretty steady"] [declassified Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3085 f98
Editorial comments:

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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 3pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (Middle East), Foreign policy (International organizations), European Union (general), Defence (general), British relations with the US