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Gulf War: Patrick Mayhew letter to Hurd ("Gulf crisis: request from the Amir") ["the request... does not embrace the use of force beyond that necessary to enforce economic sanctions... a further request would be needed"] [declassified Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/3081 f188
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 9pp
Themes: Foreign policy (Middle East), Foreign policy (International organizations), Defence (general), Judiciary, Defence (Gulf War, 1990-91)