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KUWAIT-IRAN: ON A COLLISION COURSE

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CIA-RDP90T00114R000700340001-4
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RIPPUB
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S
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7
Document Creation Date: 
December 27, 2016
Document Release Date: 
March 28, 2012
Sequence Number: 
1
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Publication Date: 
June 5, 1987
Content Type: 
REPORT
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Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2012/05/09: CIA-RDP90T00114R000700340001-4
DATE
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OIR
P & PD
Central Intdligencc Agency
DIRECTORATE OF INTELLIGENCE
5 June 1987
Kuwait-Iran: On a Collision Course
Summary
Iran has apparently concluded that Kuwait's request for
US and Soviet protection of its ships and its continued
support for Iraq pose serious threats to Iranian interests.
Iran has directed its attacks in the Gulf largely against