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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969–1976, Volume XXVII, Iran; Iraq, 1973–1976

Editor:
Monica L. Belmonte
General Editor:
Edward C. Keefer

United States Government Printing Office
Washington
2012

Department of State
Office of the Historian
Bureau of Public Affairs



Overview

This volume, part of a subseries of the Foreign Relations series that document the most important issues in the foreign policy of the administrations of Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford, documents U.S. policy towards Iran and Iraq from 1973 to 1976. The volume's six chapters are divided into two chronological sections. The first section documents the increasingly close political, economic, and strategic relationship, which developed between the U.S. and Iran during the mid-1970s; the second section covers Washington's somewhat more distant interactions with Iraq, with whom the United States did not maintain formal diplomatic relations following the 1967 Arab-Israeli war.

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