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dc.contributor.advisorMagnus, Ralph H.
dc.contributor.authorHawley, K. M.
dc.dateDecember 1989
dc.descriptionApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited
dc.description.abstractThis research examines the strategic resources of Iraq, Turkey and Iran with particular emphasis on those assets found in the Kurdish regions of these nations. Strategic resources, in the context of this discussion, are defined as oil and nonfuel mineral assets and agricultural potential, to include degree of soil productivity and availability of water supplies. To the extent applicable, industrial development is discussed as well. Kurdish history, language and culture and the Kurdish nationalist movement in the three nations are also examined. Superpower and regional interests in the Kurdish nationalist movement and the governments of the nations involved are also addressed.
dc.format.extent159 p.en_US
dc.publisherMonterey, California. Naval Postgraduate Schoolen_US
dc.rightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
dc.titleStrategic Resources of Iraq, Turkey and Iran and the Development of Kurdish Nationalism: The Domestic, Regional and International Contexten_US
dc.contributor.secondreaderLooney, Robert E.
dc.contributor.corporateNaval Postgraduate School (U.S.)
dc.contributor.departmentNational Security Affairs
dc.subject.authorstrategic resourcesen_US
dc.description.serviceLieutenant, United States Navy
etd.thesisdegree.nameM.A. in National Security Affairsen_US
etd.thesisdegree.disciplineNational Security Affairsen_US
etd.thesisdegree.grantorNaval Postgraduate Schoolen_US

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