Hassan A. El-Najjar

How America was dragged into conflict

 with the Arab and Muslim worlds

Amazone Press

 About the Author:

Dr. Hassan A. El-Najjar is an Associate Professor of Sociology, who has been teaching in Georgia, since 1991. He was born in Gaza, Palestine in 1950. He received the first eleven years of formal education in Dair El-Balah. In 1967, he left Gaza Strip to Amman, Jordan, in order to complete the twelfth year of his education. Between 1968 and 1972, he attended Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. After obtaining his B.A. in English Education, in June 1972, he accepted a teaching job in Tripoli schools, Libya. He also participated in some journalistic activities there. In 1976, he left Libya with his family to the United Arab Emirates, where he accepted another teaching job in Ras Al-Khaimah schools. In 1986, he attended the Graduate School at the University of Georgia, where he received his M.A. in Cultural Anthropology, in 1988, and his Ph.D. in Sociology in 1993. In 1999, he and his family became American citizens.

The Gulf War: Overreaction & Excessiveness

Copyright © 2002, 2001 by Hassan Ali El-Najjar. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. No part of this publication may be reproduced, translated, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher.

 Published in the United States of America by Amazone Press,

P.O. Box 724, Dalton, GA 30722-0724

 The author has also written this book in Arabic under the following title:

"أم المعارك: حرب الخليج: ردة فعل زائدة وإسراف في القتل والتدمير".

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

El-Najjar, Hassan Ali, 1950

    The Gulf War: Overreaction & Excessiveness

   Includes bibliographical references and index.

    ISBN 0-9708175-0-9

    1. Iraqi claims of Kuwait. 2. Gulf Crisis--Saudi role. 3. Treatment of immigrants in Kuwait. 4. Arab nationalism. 5. Gulf Crisis—Western interests. 6. Iraqi invasion. 7. Gulf Crisis—-Peace initiatives.

8. Mother of All Battles—-Excessiveness. 9. Palestinians in Kuwait-—Discriminated against and terrorized. 10. Terror Campaign 1991.

 Library of Congress Control Number: 2001116270

 Book cover picture credits:

George Bush and Jaber Al-Ahmed: From President Bush’s Library.

Saddam Hussain, Yasser Arafat, Dennis Ross, and Highway of Death: From Sam Nunn: From Georgia Trend.