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Gulf War: UKE Washington telegram 215 to Cabinet Office (2232Z) ("Iraq/Kuwait: politics and economics") ["Saddam confident of his internal position. CIA concerned about the continued reliability of some of the Arabs [coalition allies]... if [Saddam] thinks war imminent, he will take preemptive action"] [declassified Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3085 f218
Editorial comments:

2232. Read other documents selected from this file. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here - PREM19-3085.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 3pp
Themes: British relations with the US, Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (Middle East), Defence (general), Terrorism, Defence (Gulf War, 1990-91)